Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : mozilla (MDKSA-2004:082)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 14331


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


A number of security vulnerabilities in mozilla are addressed by this update for Mandrakelinux 10.0 users, including a fix for frame spoofing, a fixed popup XPInstall/security dialog bug, a fix for untrusted chrome calls, a fix for SSL certificate spoofing, a fix for stealing secure HTTP Auth passwords via DNS spoofing, a fix for insecure matching of cert names for non-FQDNs, a fix for focus redefinition from another domain, a fix for a SOAP parameter overflow, a fix for text drag on file entry, a fix for certificate DoS, and a fix for lock icon and cert spoofing.

Additionally, mozilla for both Mandrakelinux 9.2 and 10.0 have been rebuilt to use the system libjpeg and libpng which addresses vulnerabilities discovered in libpng (ref: MDKSA-2004:079).


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 14331

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2004-082.nasl

Version: 1.21

Type: local

Published: 8/22/2004

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.2


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64nspr4, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64nspr4-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64nss3, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64nss3-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libnspr4, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libnspr4-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libnss3, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libnss3-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-dom-inspector, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-enigmail, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-enigmime, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-irc, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-js-debugger, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-mail, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-spellchecker, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:10.0, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:9.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/12/2004

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0597, CVE-2004-0598, CVE-2004-0599, CVE-2004-0718, CVE-2004-0722, CVE-2004-0757, CVE-2004-0758, CVE-2004-0759, CVE-2004-0760, CVE-2004-0761, CVE-2004-0762, CVE-2004-0763, CVE-2004-0764, CVE-2004-0765, CVE-2004-0779, CVE-2004-1449, CVE-2005-1937

MDKSA: 2004:082