FreeBSD : mozilla -- code execution via Quicktime media-link files (3ce8c7e2-66cf-11dc-b25f-02e0185f8d72)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The Mozilla Foundation reports a vulnerability within the mozilla
browser. This vulnerability also affects various other browsers like
firefox and SeaMonkey. The vulnerability is caused by QuickTime
Media-Link files that contain a qtnext attribute. This could allow an
attacker to start the browser with arbitrary command-line options.
This could allow the attacker to install malware, steal local data and
possibly execute and/or do other arbitrary things within the users
context.

See also :

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2007/mfsa2007-28.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?e3e8de0d

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 26088 (freebsd_pkg_3ce8c7e266cf11dcb25f02e0185f8d72.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4965

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