Fedora Core 4 : mozilla-1.7.13-1.1.fc4 (2006-488)
High Nessus Plugin ID 24088
SynopsisThe remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.
DescriptionUpdated mozilla packages that fix several security bugs are now available.
This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the Fedora Security Response Team.
Mozilla is an open source Web browser, advanced email and newsgroup client, IRC chat client, and HTML editor.
(CVE-2006-1727, CVE-2006-1728, CVE-2006-1733, CVE-2006-1734, CVE-2006-1735, CVE-2006-1742)
Several bugs were found in the way Mozilla processes malformed web pages. A carefully crafted malicious web page could cause the execution of arbitrary code as the user running Mozilla.
(CVE-2006-0748, CVE-2006-0749, CVE-2006-1730, CVE-2006-1737, CVE-2006-1738, CVE-2006-1739, CVE-2006-1790)
A bug was found in the way Mozilla displays the secure site icon. If a browser is configured to display the non-default secure site modal warning dialog, it may be possible to trick a user into believing they are viewing a secure site. (CVE-2006-1740)
A bug was found in the way Mozilla executes in-line mail forwarding.
Users of Mozilla are advised to upgrade to these updated packages containing Mozilla version 1.7.13 which corrects these issues.
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.