Scientific Linux Security Update : xulrunner on SL5.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A race condition flaw was found in the way XULRunner handled Document
Object Model (DOM) element properties. Malicious HTML content could
cause an application linked against XULRunner (such as Firefox) to
crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of
the user running the application. (CVE-2010-3765)

After installing the update, applications using XULRunner must be
restarted for the changes to take effect.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?b4406069

Solution :

Update the affected xulrunner and / or xulrunner-devel packages.

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: 60880 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-3765