FreeBSD : mozilla -- insecure temporary directory vulnerability (d022754d-8839-11d9-aa18-0001020eed82)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

A Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory reports :

A predictable name is used for the plugin temporary directory. A
malicious local user could symlink this to the victim's home directory
and wait for the victim to run Firefox. When Firefox shuts down the
victim's directory would be erased.

See also :

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/mfsa2005-28.html
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=281284
http://www.nessus.org/u?2241d110

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 19130 (freebsd_pkg_d022754d883911d9aa180001020eed82.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID:

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