GLSA-200606-12 : Mozilla Firefox: Multiple vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 21705


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200606-12 (Mozilla Firefox: Multiple vulnerabilities)

A number of vulnerabilities were found and fixed in Mozilla Firefox. For details please consult the references below.
Impact :

By enticing the user to visit a malicious website, a remote attacker can inject arbitrary HTML and JavaScript Code into the user's browser, execute JavaScript code with elevated privileges and possibly execute arbitrary code with the permissions of the user running the application.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Mozilla Firefox users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-client/mozilla-firefox-' All Mozilla Firefox binary users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-client/mozilla-firefox-bin-' Note: There is no stable fixed version for the Alpha architecture yet. Users of Mozilla Firefox on Alpha should consider unmerging it until such a version is available.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 21705

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200606-12.nasl

Version: 1.18

Type: local

Published: 6/16/2006

Updated: 1/6/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.0


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/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: 6/11/2006

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/1/2006

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-2775, CVE-2006-2776, CVE-2006-2777, CVE-2006-2778, CVE-2006-2779, CVE-2006-2780, CVE-2006-2782, CVE-2006-2783, CVE-2006-2784, CVE-2006-2785, CVE-2006-2786, CVE-2006-2787

CWE: 20, 94

GLSA: 200606-12