CentOS 4 : firefox (CESA-2005:434)
High Nessus Plugin ID 21939
SynopsisThe remote CentOS host is missing a security update.
DescriptionUpdated firefox packages that fix various security bugs are now available.
This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.
Mozilla Firefox is an open source Web browser.
Please note that the effects of CVE-2005-1477 are mitigated by the default setup, which allows only the Mozilla Update site to attempt installation of Firefox extensions. The Mozilla Update site has been modified to prevent this attack from working. If other URLs have been manually added to the whitelist, it may be possible to execute this attack.
Users of Firefox are advised to upgrade to this updated package which contains Firefox version 1.0.4 which is not vulnerable to these issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected firefox package.