This script is Copyright (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.
From Red Hat Security Advisory 2010:0558 :
Updated firefox packages that fix a security issue are now available
for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.
The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having
critical security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS)
base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for
each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section.
Mozilla Firefox is an open source web browser.
An invalid free flaw was found in Firefox's plugin handler. Malicious
web content could result in an invalid memory pointer being freed,
causing Firefox to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with
the privileges of the user running Firefox. (CVE-2010-2755)
All Firefox users should upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain a backported patch that corrects this issue. After installing
the update, Firefox must be restarted for the changes to take effect.
See also :
Update the affected firefox package.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 68071 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2010-2755
The cookie settings on this website are set to 'allow all cookies' to give you the very best website experience. If you continue without changing these settings, you consent to this - but if you want, you can opt out of all cookies by clicking below.