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

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

An integer overflow flaw was found in the way Firefox displayed
certain web content. A malicious website could cause Firefox to crash,
or execute arbitrary code with the permissions of the user running
Firefox. (CVE-2008-2785)

A flaw was found in the way Firefox handled certain command line URLs.
If another application passed Firefox a malformed URL, it could result
in Firefox executing local malicious content with chrome privileges.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60443 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-2785