GLSA-200701-02 : Mozilla Firefox: Multiple vulnerabilities
High Nessus Plugin ID 23991
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200701-02 (Mozilla Firefox: Multiple vulnerabilities)
An anonymous researcher found evidence of memory corruption in the way Mozilla Firefox handles certain types of SVG comment DOM nodes.
An attacker could entice a user to view a specially crafted web page that will trigger one of the vulnerabilities, possibly leading to the execution of arbitrary code. It is also possible for an attacker to perform cross-site scripting attacks, leading to the exposure of sensitive information, like user credentials.
There are no known workarounds for all the issues at this time.
SolutionAll Mozilla Firefox users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-client/mozilla-firefox-18.104.22.168' All Mozilla Firefox binary release users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-client/mozilla-firefox-bin-22.214.171.124'