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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.
Mozilla Firefox is an open source Web browser. XULRunner provides the
XUL Runtime environment for Mozilla Firefox.
Several flaws were found in the processing of malformed web content. A
web page containing malicious content could cause Firefox to crash or,
potentially, execute arbitrary code as the user running Firefox.
(CVE-2009-2462, CVE-2009-2463, CVE-2009-2464, CVE-2009-2465,
CVE-2009-2466, CVE-2009-2467, CVE-2009-2469, CVE-2009-2471)
Several flaws were found in the way Firefox handles malformed
the permissions of another website. (CVE-2009-2472)
See also :
Update the affected firefox package.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 62808 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2009-2462CVE-2009-2463CVE-2009-2464CVE-2009-2465CVE-2009-2466CVE-2009-2467CVE-2009-2469CVE-2009-2471CVE-2009-2472
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