Ubuntu 4.10 : mozilla-firefox vulnerabilities (USN-149-3)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

USN-149-1 fixed some vulnerabilities in the Ubuntu 5.04 (Hoary
Hedgehog) version of Firefox. The version shipped with Ubuntu 4.10
(Warty Warthog) is also vulnerable to these flaws, so it needs to be
upgraded as well. Please see

http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-149-1

for the original advisory.

This update also fixes several older vulnerabilities
Some of them
could be exploited to execute arbitrary code with full user privileges
if the user visited a malicious web site. (MFSA-2005-01 to
MFSA-2005-44
please see the following web site for details:
http://www.mozilla.org/projects/security/known-vulnerabilities.html)

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Public Exploit Available : true