Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : firefox (MDVSA-2009:182)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Security vulnerabilities have been discovered and corrected in Mozilla
Firefox 3.0.x :

Several flaws were discovered in the Firefox browser and JavaScript
engines, which could allow a malicious website to cause a denial of
service or possibly execute arbitrary code with user privileges.
(CVE-2009-2462, CVE-2009-2463, CVE-2009-2464, CVE-2009-2465,
CVE-2009-2466, CVE-2009-2468, CVE-2009-2471)

Attila Suszter discovered a flaw in the way Firefox processed Flash
content, which could cause a denial of service or possibly execute
arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking the program.
(CVE-2009-2467)

It was discovered that Firefox did not properly handle some SVG
content, which could lead to a denial of service or possibly execute
arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking the program.
(CVE-2009-2469)

A flaw was discovered in the JavaScript engine which could be used to
perform cross-site scripting attacks. (CVE-2009-2472)

This update provides the latest Mozilla Firefox 3.0.x to correct these
issues.

Additionally, some packages which require so, have been rebuilt and
are being provided as updates.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?d1b5e00d

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40438 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-182.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 35765
35767
35769
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35772
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35776

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2462
CVE-2009-2463
CVE-2009-2464
CVE-2009-2465
CVE-2009-2466
CVE-2009-2467
CVE-2009-2468
CVE-2009-2469
CVE-2009-2472

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