openSUSE Security Update : MozillaFirefox (MozillaFirefox-5799)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

MozillaFirefox was updated to 10.0.1 to fix critical bugs and security
issue.

Following security issue was fixed: CVE-2012-0452: Mozilla developers
Andrew McCreight and Olli Pettay found that ReadPrototypeBindings will
leave a XBL binding in a hash table even when the function fails. If
this occurs, when the cycle collector reads this hash table and
attempts to do a virtual method on this binding a crash will occur.
This crash may be potentially exploitable.

Firefox 9 and earlier are not affected by this vulnerability.

https://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-10.html

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=746616
https://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-10.html

Solution :

Update the affected MozillaFirefox packages.

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: 75952 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0452

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