GLSA-200604-12 : Mozilla Firefox: Multiple vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Plugin ID 21277
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Synopsis

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

The 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 1.5.0.2 were released to fix them.
Impact :

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.
Workaround :

There are no known workarounds for all the issues at this time.

Solution

All 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'

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?9101c648

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/200604-12

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 21277

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200604-12.nasl

Version: 1.22

Type: local

Published: 4/26/2006

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

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:gentoo:linux:mozilla-firefox, p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:mozilla-firefox-bin, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 4/23/2006

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/7/2005

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-4134, CVE-2006-0292, CVE-2006-0296, CVE-2006-0748, CVE-2006-0749, CVE-2006-1727, CVE-2006-1728, CVE-2006-1729, CVE-2006-1730, CVE-2006-1731, CVE-2006-1732, CVE-2006-1733, CVE-2006-1734, CVE-2006-1735, CVE-2006-1736, CVE-2006-1737, CVE-2006-1738, CVE-2006-1739, CVE-2006-1740, CVE-2006-1741, CVE-2006-1742, CVE-2006-1790

GLSA: 200604-12

CWE: 20, 79, 119, 189, 264, 399