This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.
Several bugs were found in the way Firefox processes malformed
different open web page, possibly stealing sensitive information or
conducting a cross-site scripting attack. (CVE-2006-1731,
Several bugs were found in the way Firefox processes certain
page to steal sensitive information or install browser malware.
(CVE-2006-1727, CVE-2006-1728, CVE-2006-1733, CVE-2006-1734,
Several bugs were found in the way Firefox processes malformed web
pages. A carefully crafted malicious web page could cause the
execution of arbitrary code as the user running Firefox.
(CVE-2006-0749, CVE-2006-1724, CVE-2006-1730, CVE-2006-1737,
CVE-2006-1738, CVE-2006-1739, CVE-2006-1790)
A bug was found in the way Firefox displays the secure site icon. If a
browser is configured to display the non-default secure site modal
warning dialog, it may be possible to trick a user into believing they
are viewing a secure site. (CVE-2006-1740)
on 'input' form elements. A malicious web page could be created in
such a way that when a user submits a form, an arbitrary file could be
uploaded to the attacker. (CVE-2006-1729)
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 :
Update the affected firefox and / or firefox-debuginfo packages.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Family: Fedora Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 21251 (fedora_2006-411.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2006-0749
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