Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on 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 :

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 with the privileges of the user
running Firefox. (CVE-2013-0801, CVE-2013-1674, CVE-2013-1675,
CVE-2013-1676, CVE-2013-1677, CVE-2013-1678, CVE-2013-1679,
CVE-2013-1680, CVE-2013-1681)

A flaw was found in the way Firefox handled Content Level
Constructors. A malicious site could use this flaw to perform
cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks. (CVE-2013-1670)

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

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?4c5167ec

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66460 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-0801
CVE-2013-1670
CVE-2013-1674
CVE-2013-1675
CVE-2013-1676
CVE-2013-1677
CVE-2013-1678
CVE-2013-1679
CVE-2013-1680
CVE-2013-1681