Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on SL4.x, SL5.x, SL6.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

This erratum blacklists a small number of HTTPS certificates.
(BZ#689430)

These updated firefox packages also fixes the following bug :

- Prior to this update, some Java applets would fail to
load in the 3.6.14 version of Firefox. In this
newly-released version (Firefox 3.6.15), Java applets no
longer fail to load. (BZ#682251, BZ#682252, BZ#682253)

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

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?4ecdaa72
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=682251
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=682252
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=682253
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=689430

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60993 ()

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