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.

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

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected firefox package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60878 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-3765