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

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A flaw was found in the processing of malformed JavaScript content. A
web page containing such malicious content could cause Firefox to
crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code as the user running
Firefox. (CVE-2008-1380)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?5aa53dd6

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: 60383 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1380