GLSA-200712-21 : Mozilla Firefox, SeaMonkey: 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-200712-21
(Mozilla Firefox, SeaMonkey: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Jesse Ruderman and Petko D. Petkov reported that the jar protocol
handler in Mozilla Firefox and SeaMonkey does not properly check MIME
types (CVE-2007-5947). Gregory Fleischer reported that the
window.location property can be used to generate a fake HTTP Referer
(CVE-2007-5960). Multiple memory errors have also been reported
(CVE-2007-5959).

Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly exploit these vulnerabilities to
execute arbitrary code in the context of the browser and conduct
Cross-Site-Scripting or Cross-Site Request Forgery attacks.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200712-21.xml

Solution :

All Mozilla Firefox users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-client/mozilla-firefox-2.0.0.11'
All Mozilla Firefox binary users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-client/mozilla-firefox-bin-2.0.0.11'
All SeaMonkey users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-client/seamonkey-1.1.7'
All SeaMonkey binary users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-client/seamonkey-bin-1.1.7'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 29818 (gentoo_GLSA-200712-21.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-5947
CVE-2007-5959
CVE-2007-5960