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The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
A Secunia Advisory reports :
Peter Zelezny has discovered a vulnerability in Firefox, which can be
exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.
The vulnerability is caused due to the shell script used to launch
Firefox parsing shell commands that are enclosed within backticks in
the URL provided via the command line. This can e.g. be exploited to
execute arbitrary shell commands by tricking a user into following a
malicious link in an external application which uses Firefox as the
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5