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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
Several flaws were found in the processing of 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-2008-4058, CVE-2008-4060, CVE-2008-4061, CVE-2008-4062,
Several flaws were found in the way malformed web content was
displayed. A web page containing specially crafted content could
potentially trick a Firefox user into surrendering sensitive
information. (CVE-2008-4067, CVE-2008-4068)
A flaw was found in the way Firefox handles mouse click events. A web
content window while a mouse-button was pressed, causing any item
under the pointer to be dragged. This could, potentially, cause the
user to perform an unsafe drag-and-drop action. (CVE-2008-3837)
A flaw was found in Firefox that caused certain characters to be
For technical details regarding these flaws, please see the Mozilla
security advisories for Firefox 3.0.2. You can find a link to the
Mozilla advisories in the References section.
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60475 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2008-3837CVE-2008-4058CVE-2008-4060CVE-2008-4061CVE-2008-4062CVE-2008-4063CVE-2008-4064CVE-2008-4065CVE-2008-4067CVE-2008-4068
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