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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
Several flaws were found in the processing of malformed web content. A
web page containing malicious content could cause Firefox to terminate
unexpectedly or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user running Firefox. (CVE-2013-5590, CVE-2013-5597,
CVE-2013-5599, CVE-2013-5600, CVE-2013-5601, CVE-2013-5602)
memory for certain functions. An attacker could combine this flaw with
other vulnerabilities to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of
the user running Firefox. (CVE-2013-5595)
A flaw was found in the way Firefox handled certain Extensible
Stylesheet Language Transformations (XSLT) files. An attacker could
combine this flaw with other vulnerabilities to execute arbitrary code
with the privileges of the user running Firefox. (CVE-2013-5604)
After installing the update, Firefox must be restarted for the changes
to take effect.
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 70704 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2013-5590CVE-2013-5595CVE-2013-5597CVE-2013-5599CVE-2013-5600CVE-2013-5601CVE-2013-5602CVE-2013-5604
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