openSUSE 10 Security Update : MozillaFirefox (MozillaFirefox-2251)

High Nessus Plugin ID 27116


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update brings MozillaFirefox to the security update release, including the following security fixes.

Full details can be found on:

MFSA2006-65: Is split into 3 sub-entries, for ongoing stability improvements in the Mozilla browsers: CVE-2006-5464: Layout engine flaws were fixed. CVE-2006-5747: A xml.prototype.hasOwnProperty flaw was fixed. CVE-2006-5748: Fixes were applied to the JavaScript engine.

MFSA2006-66/CVE-2006-5462: MFSA 2006-60 reported that RSA digital signatures with a low exponent (typically 3) could be forged. Firefox and Thunderbird, which incorporated NSS version 3.10.2, were incompletely patched and remained vulnerable to a variant of this attack.

MFSA2006-67/CVE-2006-5463: shutdown demonstrated that it was possible to modify a Script object while it was executing, potentially leading to the execution of arbitrary JavaScript bytecode.


Update the affected MozillaFirefox packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 27116

File Name: suse_MozillaFirefox-2251.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/10/17

Updated: 2019/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:MozillaFirefox, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:MozillaFirefox-translations, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2006/11/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-5462, CVE-2006-5463, CVE-2006-5464, CVE-2006-5747, CVE-2006-5748