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

This script is Copyright (C) 2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

A flaw was found in the way XULRunner handled security wrappers. A web
page containing malicious content could possibly cause an application
linked against XULRunner (such as Mozilla Firefox) to execute
arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the
application. (CVE-2012-4193)

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

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?67ee2a09

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)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 62556 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4193