GLSA-200604-12 : Mozilla Firefox: Multiple vulnerabilities
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 21277
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200604-12 (Mozilla Firefox: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Several vulnerabilities were found in Mozilla Firefox. Versions 1.0.8 and 188.8.131.52 were released to fix them.
A remote attacker could craft malicious web pages that would leverage these issues to inject and execute arbitrary script code with elevated privileges, steal local files, cookies or other information from web pages, and spoof content. Some of these vulnerabilities might even be exploited to execute arbitrary code with the rights of the browser user.
There are no known workarounds for all the issues at this time.
SolutionAll Mozilla Firefox users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-client/mozilla-firefox-1.0.8' All Mozilla Firefox binary users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-client/mozilla-firefox-bin-1.0.8'