Fedora Core 5 : firefox- (2006-902)

High Nessus Plugin ID 24167


The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.


Several security issues have been identified that are fixed in this release. Please refer to http://www.mozilla.org/projects/security/known-vulnerabilities.html#fi refox1.5.0.5 for details.

Users of Firefox are advised to update to this package, which contains version of Firefox and is not vulnerable to 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.


Update the affected firefox and / or firefox-debuginfo packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 24167

File Name: fedora_2006-902.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/01/17

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:firefox, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:firefox-debuginfo, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora_core:5

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2006/08/08

Reference Information

FEDORA: 2006-902