GLSA-200609-19 : Mozilla Firefox: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

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

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 :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200609-19.xml

Solution :

All Mozilla Firefox users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-client/mozilla-firefox-1.5.0.7'
Users of the binary package should upgrade as well:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-client/mozilla-firefox-bin-1.5.0.7'

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
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
CVE-2006-4340
CVE-2006-4565
CVE-2006-4566
CVE-2006-4567
CVE-2006-4568
CVE-2006-4569
CVE-2006-4571