GLSA-200609-19 : Mozilla Firefox: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200609-19
(Mozilla Firefox: Multiple vulnerabilities)

A number of vulnerabilities were found and fixed in Mozilla Firefox.
For details please consult the references below.

Impact :

The most severe vulnerability involves enticing a user to visit a
malicious website, crashing the browser and executing arbitrary code
with the rights of the user running the application.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All Mozilla Firefox users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-client/mozilla-firefox-'
Users of the binary package should upgrade as well:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-client/mozilla-firefox-bin-'

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 22470 (gentoo_GLSA-200609-19.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 19849

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4253