SuSE 10 Security Update : Mozilla Firefox (ZYPP Patch Number 2258)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

This update brings MozillaFirefox to the security update release
1.5.0.8, including the following security fixes.

Full details can be found on:
http://www.mozilla.org/projects/security/known-vulnerabiliti es.html

- Is split into 3 sub-entries, for ongoing stability
improvements in the Mozilla browsers: CVE-2006-5464:
Layout engine flaws were fixed. CVE-2006-5747: A
xml.prototype.hasOwnProperty flaw was fixed.
CVE-2006-5748: Fixes were applied to the JavaScript
engine. (MFSA 2006-65)

- reported that RSA digital signatures with a low exponent
(typically 3) could be forged. Firefox and Thunderbird
1.5.0.7, which incorporated NSS version 3.10.2, were
incompletely patched and remained vulnerable to a
variant of this attack. (MFSA 2006-66 / CVE-2006-5462:
MFSA 2006-60)

- shutdown demonstrated that it was possible to modify a
Script object while it was executing, potentially
leading to the execution of arbitrary JavaScript
bytecode. (MFSA 2006-67 / CVE-2006-5463)

See also :

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-60.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2006-5462.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2006-5463.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2006-5464.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2006-5747.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2006-5748.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 2258.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 29357 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-5462
CVE-2006-5463
CVE-2006-5464
CVE-2006-5747
CVE-2006-5748

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