SuSE 10 Security Update : MozillaFirefox (ZYPP Patch Number 6187)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The Mozilla Firefox Browser was refreshed to the current MOZILLA_1_8
branch state around fix level 2.0.0.22.

Security issues identified as being fixed are: MFSA 2009-01 /
CVE-2009-0352 / CVE-2009-0353: Mozilla developers identified and fixed
several stability bugs in the browser engine used in Firefox and other
Mozilla-based products. Some of these crashes showed evidence of
memory corruption under certain circumstances and we presume that with
enough effort at least some of these could be exploited to run
arbitrary code.

- Mozilla developers identified and fixed several
stability bugs in the browser engine used in Firefox and
other Mozilla-based products. Some of these crashes
showed evidence of memory corruption under certain
circumstances and we presume that with enough effort at
least some of these could be exploited to run arbitrary
code. (MFSA 2009-07 / CVE-2009-0772 / CVE-2009-0774)

- Mozilla security researcher Georgi Guninski reported
that a website could use nsIRDFService and a
cross-domain redirect to steal arbitrary XML data from
another domain, a violation of the same-origin policy.
This vulnerability could be used by a malicious website
to steal private data from users authenticated to the
redirected website. (MFSA 2009-09 / CVE-2009-0776)

- Google security researcher Tavis Ormandy reported
several memory safety hazards to the libpng project, an
external library used by Mozilla to render PNG images.
These vulnerabilities could be used by a malicious
website to crash a victim's browser and potentially
execute arbitrary code on their computer. libpng was
upgraded to version 1.2.35 which containis fixes for
these flaws. (MFSA 2009-10 / CVE-2009-0040)

- Security researcher Guido Landi discovered that a XSL
stylesheet could be used to crash the browser during a
XSL transformation. An attacker could potentially use
this crash to run arbitrary code on a victim's computer.
This vulnerability was also previously reported as a
stability problem by Ubuntu community member, Andre.
Ubuntu community member Michael Rooney reported Andre's
findings to Mozilla, and Mozilla community member Martin
helped reduce Andre's original testcase and contributed
a patch to fix the vulnerability. (MFSA 2009-12 /
CVE-2009-1169)

See also :

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-01.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-07.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-09.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-10.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-12.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-0040.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-0352.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-0353.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-0772.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-0774.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-0776.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-1169.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 6187.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 41467 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0040
CVE-2009-0352
CVE-2009-0353
CVE-2009-0772
CVE-2009-0774
CVE-2009-0776
CVE-2009-1169

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