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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
Several flaws were found in the way Firefox processed certain
code could cause Firefox to crash or potentially execute arbitrary
code as the user running Firefox. (CVE-2007-2867, CVE-2007-2868)
A flaw was found in the way Firefox handled certain FTP PASV commands.
A malicious FTP server could use this flaw to perform a rudimentary
port-scan of machines behind a user's firewall. (CVE-2007-1562)
Several denial of service flaws were found in the way Firefox handled
certain form and cookie data. A malicious website that is able to set
arbitrary form and cookie data could prevent Firefox from functioning
properly. (CVE-2007-1362, CVE-2007-2869)
A flaw was found in the way Firefox handled the addEventListener
or modify sensitive data from another website. (CVE-2007-2870)
A flaw was found in the way Firefox displayed certain web content. A
malicious web page could generate content that would overlay user
interface elements such as the hostname and security indicators,
tricking users into thinking they are visiting a different site.
See also :
Update the affected devhelp, firefox and / or yelp packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60192 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2007-1362CVE-2007-1562CVE-2007-2867CVE-2007-2868CVE-2007-2869CVE-2007-2870CVE-2007-2871
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