SuSE 10 Security Update : MozillaFirefox (ZYPP Patch Number 5218)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

This update brings Mozilla Firefox to security update version 2.0.0.14

- Fixes for security problems in the JavaScript engine
described in MFSA 2008-15 (CVE-2008-1237) introduced a
stability problem, where some users experienced frequent
crashes during JavaScript garbage collection. These
crashes may be exploitable if someone finds a reliable
way to trigger the crash. (MFSA 2008-20 / CVE-2008-1380)

See also :

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-15.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-20.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2008-1237.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2008-1380.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 5218.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 32113 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1380

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