Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on SL4.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A race condition flaw was found in the way Firefox handled Document
Object Model (DOM) element properties. 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-2010-3765)

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

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?5d01e97c

Solution :

Update the affected firefox package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60878 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-3765