Fedora Core 4 : mozilla-1.7.12-1.5.2 (2006-075)

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.

Description :

Mozilla is an open source Web browser, advanced email and newsgroup
client, IRC chat client, and HTML editor.

Igor Bukanov discovered a bug in the way Mozilla's JavaScript
interpreter dereferences objects. If a user visits a malicious web
page, Mozilla could crash or execute arbitrary code as the user
running Mozilla. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project
assigned the name CVE-2006-0292 to this issue.

moz_bug_r_a4 discovered a bug in Mozilla's XULDocument.persist()
function. A malicious web page could inject arbitrary RDF data into a
user's localstore.rdf file, which can cause Mozilla to execute
arbitrary JavaScript when a user runs Mozilla. (CVE-2006-0296)

A denial of service bug was found in the way Mozilla saves history
information. If a user visits a web page with a very long title, it is
possible Mozilla will crash or take a very long time to start the next
time it is run. (CVE-2005-4134)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :


Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20847 (fedora_2006-075.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-4134

Ready to Amp Up Your Nessus Experience?

Get Nessus Professional to scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & more

Buy Nessus Professional Now