Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on SL5.x, SL4.x, SL3.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Several flaws were found in the way Firefox processed certain
malformed JavaScript code. A web page containing malicious JavaScript
code could cause Firefox to crash or potentially execute arbitrary
code as the user running Firefox. (CVE-2007-3734, CVE-2007-3735,
CVE-2007-3737, CVE-2007-3738)

Several content injection flaws were found in the way Firefox handled
certain JavaScript code. A web page containing malicious JavaScript
code could inject arbitrary content into other web pages.
(CVE-2007-3736, CVE-2007-3089)

A flaw was found in the way Firefox cached web pages on the local
disk. A malicious web page may be able to inject arbitrary HTML into a
browsing session if the user reloads a targeted site. (CVE-2007-3656)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?98d8e05e

Solution :

Update the affected firefox and / or firefox-devel packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60228 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-3089
CVE-2007-3656
CVE-2007-3734
CVE-2007-3735
CVE-2007-3736
CVE-2007-3737
CVE-2007-3738