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

This script is Copyright (C) 2013 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 malformed web content. A
web page containing malicious content could cause an application
linked against XULRunner (such as Mozilla Firefox) to crash or execute
arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the
application. (CVE-2013-0787)

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

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?d2fcf7cf

Solution :

Update the affected xulrunner, xulrunner-debuginfo 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: 65174 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-0787