SuSE 10 Security Update : MozillaFirefox (ZYPP Patch Number 3932)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

This update brings Mozilla Firefox to security update version

Following security problems were fixed :

- Crashes with evidence of memory corruption The usual
collection of stability fixes for crashes that look
suspicious but haven't been proven to be exploitable.
(MFSA 2007-18)

25 were in the browser engine, reported by Mozilla
developers and community members Bernd Mielke, Boris
Zbarsky, David Baron, Daniel Veditz, Jesse Ruderman,
Lukas Loehrer, Martijn Wargers, Mats Palmgren, Olli
Pettay, Paul Nickerson,and Vladimir Sukhoy.

7 were in the JavaScript engine reported by Asaf Romano,
Jesse Ruderman, Igor Bukanov. (CVE-2007-3735)

- XSS using addEventListener and setTimeout. (MFSA 2007-19
/ CVE-2007-3736)

moz_bug_r_a4 reported that scripts could be injected
into another site's context by exploiting a timing issue
using addEventLstener or setTimeout.

- frame spoofing Ronen Zilberman and Michal Zalewski both
reported that it was possible to exploit a timing issue
to inject content into about:blank frames in a page.
(MFSA 2007-20 / CVE-2007-3089)

- Privilege escallation using an event handler attached to
an element not in the document. (MFSA 2007-21 /

Reported by moz_bug_r_a4.

- File type confusion due to %00 in name. (MFSA 2007-22 /

Ronald van den Heetkamp reported that a filename URL
containing %00 (encoded null) can cause Firefox to
interpret the file extension differently than the
underlying Windows operating system potentially leading
to unsafe actions such as running a program.

- Remote code execution by launching Firefox from Internet
Explorer. (MFSA 2007-23 / CVE-2007-3670)

Greg MacManus of iDefense and Billy Rios of Verisign
independently reported that links containing a quote (')
character could be used in Internet Explorer to launch
registered URL Protocol handlers with extra command-line
parameters. Firefox and Thunderbird are among those
which can be launched, and both support a '-chrome'
option that could be used to run malware.

This problem does not affect Linux.

- unauthorized access to wyciwyg:// documents. (MFSA
2007-24 / CVE-2007-3656)

Michal Zalewski reported that it was possible to bypass
the same-origin checks and read from cached (wyciwyg)

- XPCNativeWrapper pollution shutdown and moz_bug_r_a4
reported two separate ways to modify an XPCNativeWrapper
such that subsequent access by the browser would result
in executing user-supplied code. (MFSA 2007-25 /

See also :

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 3932.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 29361 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-3089

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