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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-2008-0017, CVE-2008-5014, CVE-2008-5016, CVE-2008-5017,
CVE-2008-5018, CVE-2008-5019, CVE-2008-5021)
Several flaws were found in the way malformed content was processed. A
web site containing specially-crafted content could potentially trick
a Firefox user into surrendering sensitive information.
(CVE-2008-5022, CVE-2008-5023, CVE-2008-5024)
A flaw was found in the way Firefox opened 'file:' URIs. If a file:
URI was loaded in the same tab as a chrome or privileged 'about:'
page, the file: URI could execute arbitrary code with the permissions
of the user running Firefox. (CVE-2008-5015)
For technical details regarding these flaws, please see the Mozilla
security advisories for Firefox 3.0.4.
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0