Slackware 10.0 / 10.1 / 10.2 / current : Mozilla/Firefox (SSA:2005-269-01)

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description :

New Mozilla and Firefox packages are available for Slackware 10.0,
10.1, 10.2, and -current to fix security issues: MFSA 2005-59
Command-line handling on Linux allows shell execution MFSA 2005-58
Firefox 1.0.7 / Mozilla Suite 1.7.12 Vulnerability Fixes MFSA 2005-57
IDN heap overrun using soft-hyphens

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?9101c648
http://www.nessus.org/u?7f20085f
http://www.nessus.org/u?29d9e47c

Solution :

Update the affected mozilla, mozilla-firefox and / or mozilla-plugins
packages.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Slackware Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 19866 ()

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