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 :

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-2009-0352, CVE-2009-0353, CVE-2009-0356)

Several flaws were found in the way malformed content was processed. A
website containing specially crafted content could, potentially, trick
a Firefox user into surrendering sensitive information.
(CVE-2009-0354, CVE-2009-0355)

A flaw was found in the way Firefox treated HTTPOnly cookies. An
attacker able to execute arbitrary JavaScript on a target site using
HTTPOnly cookies may be able to use this flaw to steal the cookie.
(CVE-2009-0357)

A flaw was found in the way Firefox treated certain HTTP page caching
directives. A local attacker could steal the contents of sensitive
pages which the page author did not intend to be cached.
(CVE-2009-0358)

After installing the update, Firefox must be restarted for the changes
to take effect.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?0cabafb8

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60527 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0352
CVE-2009-0353
CVE-2009-0354
CVE-2009-0355
CVE-2009-0356
CVE-2009-0357
CVE-2009-0358