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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
A cross-site scripting flaw was found in the way Firefox handled the
jar: URI scheme. It was possible for a malicious website to leverage
this flaw and conduct a cross-site scripting attack against a user
running Firefox. (CVE-2007-5947)
Several flaws were found in the way Firefox processed certain
malformed web content. A webpage containing malicious content could
cause Firefox to crash, or potentially execute arbitrary code as the
user running Firefox. (CVE-2007-5959)
A race condition existed when Firefox set the 'window.location'
property for a webpage. This flaw could allow a webpage to set an
arbitrary Referer header, which may lead to a Cross-site Request
Forgery (CSRF) attack against websites that rely only on the Referer
header for protection. (CVE-2007-5960)
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: 60314 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2007-5947CVE-2007-5959CVE-2007-5960
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