SUSE-SA:2005:028: Mozilla. Mozilla Firefox

high Nessus Plugin ID 18154
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The remote host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch


The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2005:028 (Mozilla. Mozilla Firefox).

Several problems have been fixed with the security update releases of the Mozilla Firefox 1.0.3 web browser and the Mozilla Suite 1.7.7.

This security update contains those security fixes. The Firefox packages have been directly upgraded to the version 1.0.3, for the Mozilla Suite packages the fixes up to version 1.7.7 have been back ported.

Updates are currently provided for:

Mozilla Firefox: SUSE Linux 9.0 up to 9.3, Novell Linux Desktop 9 Mozilla Suite: SUSE Linux 9.2 and 9.3

Fixes of the Mozilla Suite for older products (SUSE Linux 8.2 - 9.1, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 and 9, SUSE Linux Desktop 1.0) are being worked on.

Following security issues have been fixed:
- MFSA 2005-33,CVE-2005-0989:
A flaw in the Javascript regular expression handling of Mozilla based browser can lead to disclosure of browser memory, potentially exposing private data from web pages viewed or passwords or similar data sent to other web pages. This flaw could also crash the browser.

- MFSA 2005-34,CVE-2005-0752:
With manual Plugin install it was possible for the Plugin to execute javascript code with the installing users privileges.

- MFSA 2005-35,CVE-2005-1153:
Showing blocked javascript: pop up uses wrong privilege context, this could be used for a privilege escalation (installing malicious plugins).

- MFSA 2005-36,CVE-2005-1154:
Cross-site scripting through global scope pollution, this could lead to an attacker being able to run code in foreign websites context, potentially sniffing information or performing actions in that context.

- MFSA 2005-37,CVE-2005-1155,'firelinking':
Code execution through javascript: favicons, which could be used for a privilege escalation.

- MFSA 2005-38,CVE-2005-1157,CVE-2005-1156,'firesearching':
Search Plugin cross-site scripting.

- MFSA 2005-39,CVE-2005-1158:
Arbitrary code execution from Firefox sidebar panel II.

- MFSA 2005-40,CVE-2005-1159:
Missing Install object instance checks.

- MFSA 2005-41,CVE-2005-1160:
Privilege escalation via DOM property overrides.


Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 18154

File Name: suse_SA_2005_028.nasl

Version: 1.11

Agent: unix

Published: 4/28/2005

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.8


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-1155, CVE-2005-1157, CVE-2005-1158, CVE-2005-1159, CVE-2005-1160