GLSA-200609-19 : Mozilla Firefox: Multiple vulnerabilities

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 22470

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-200609-19 (Mozilla Firefox: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

The most severe vulnerability involves enticing a user to visit a malicious website, crashing the browser and executing arbitrary code with the rights of the user running the application.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All Mozilla Firefox users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-client/mozilla-firefox-1.5.0.7' Users of the binary package should upgrade as well:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-client/mozilla-firefox-bin-1.5.0.7'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/200609-19

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 22470

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200609-19.nasl

Version: 1.22

Type: local

Published: 2006/09/29

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC: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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2006/09/28

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/08/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-4253, CVE-2006-4340, CVE-2006-4565, CVE-2006-4566, CVE-2006-4567, CVE-2006-4568, CVE-2006-4569, CVE-2006-4571

BID: 19488, 19849, 20042

GLSA: 200609-19

CWE: 20, 79, 119, 264