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Several flaws were found in the way in which Firefox processed certain
malformed web content. A web page containing malicious content could
cause Firefox to crash or potentially execute arbitrary code as the
user running Firefox. (CVE-2007-5338, CVE-2007-5339, CVE-2007-5340)
Several flaws were found in the way in which Firefox displayed
malformed web content. A web page containing specially crafted content
could potentially trick a user into surrendering sensitive
information. (CVE-2007-1095, CVE-2007-3844, CVE-2007-3511,
A flaw was found in the Firefox sftp protocol handler. A malicious web
page could access data from a remote sftp site, possibly stealing
sensitive user data. (CVE-2007-5337)
A request-splitting flaw was found in the way in which Firefox
generates a digest authentication request. If a user opened a
specially crafted URL, it was possible to perform cross-site scripting
attacks, web cache poisoning, or other, similar exploits.
See also :
Update the affected firefox and / or firefox-devel packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60268 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2007-1095CVE-2007-2292CVE-2007-3511CVE-2007-3844CVE-2007-5334CVE-2007-5337CVE-2007-5338CVE-2007-5339CVE-2007-5340
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