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CVE-2009-2654 firefox: URL bar spoofing vulnerability
CVE-2009-3070 Firefox 3.5 3.0.14 browser engine crashes
CVE-2009-3071 Firefox 3.5.2 3.0.14 browser engine crashes
CVE-2009-3072 Firefox 3.5.3 3.0.14 browser engine crashes
CVE-2009-3076 Firefox 3.0.14 Insufficient warning for PKCS11 module
installation and removal
CVE-2009-3077 Firefox 3.5.3 3.0.14 TreeColumns dangling pointer
CVE-2009-3078 Firefox 3.5.3 3.0.14 Location bar spoofing via tall
line-height Unicode characters
CVE-2009-3079 Firefox 3.5.3 3.0.14 Chrome privilege escalation with
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 with the privileges of the user
running Firefox. (CVE-2009-3070, CVE-2009-3071, CVE-2009-3072,
A use-after-free flaw was found in Firefox. An attacker could use this
flaw to crash Firefox or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user running Firefox. (CVE-2009-3077)
Descriptions in the dialogs when adding and removing PKCS #11 modules
were not informative. An attacker able to trick a user into installing
a malicious PKCS #11 module could use this flaw to install their own
Certificate Authority certificates on a user's machine, making it
possible to trick the user into believing they are viewing a trusted
site or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of
the user running Firefox. (CVE-2009-3076)
A flaw was found in the way Firefox displays the address bar when
window.open() is called in a certain way. An attacker could use this
flaw to conceal a malicious URL, possibly tricking a user into
believing they are viewing a trusted site. (CVE-2009-2654)
A flaw was found in the way Firefox displays certain Unicode
characters. An attacker could use this flaw to conceal a malicious
URL, possibly tricking a user into believing they are viewing a
trusted site. (CVE-2009-3078)
For technical details regarding these flaws, refer to the Mozilla
security advisories for Firefox 3.0.14. You can find a link to the
Mozilla advisories in the References section of this errata.
After installing the update, Firefox must be restarted for the changes
to take effect.
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60664 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2009-2654CVE-2009-3070CVE-2009-3071CVE-2009-3072CVE-2009-3074CVE-2009-3075CVE-2009-3076CVE-2009-3077CVE-2009-3078CVE-2009-3079
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