GLSA-200604-12 : Mozilla Firefox: Multiple vulnerabilities

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 21277


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


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 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.


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'

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 21277

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200604-12.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.19 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/04/26

Modified: 2016/11/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS2#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: 2006/04/23

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/12/07

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

OSVDB: 21533, 22890, 22892, 22894, 24658, 24659, 24660, 24661, 24662, 24663, 24664, 24665, 24666, 24667, 24668, 24669, 24670, 24671, 24677, 24678, 24679, 24680, 24947, 79168, 79169

GLSA: 200604-12

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