Fedora 7 : firefox-2.0.0.5-1.fc7 (2007-1142)

High Nessus Plugin ID 27693

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Mozilla Firefox is an open source web browser, designed for standards compliance, performance and portability.

Several flaws were found in the way Firefox processed certain malformed JavaScript code. A web page containing malicious JavaScript code could cause Firefox to crash or potentially execute arbitrary code as the user running Firefox. (CVE-2007-3734, CVE-2007-3735)

Several flaws were found in the way Firefox handles certain JavaScript code. A web page containing malicious JavaScript code could inject arbitrary content into other web pages. (CVE-2007-3736, CVE-2007-3089)

A flaw was found in the way Firefox cached web pages on the local disk. A malicious web page may be able to inject arbitrary HTML into a browsing session if the user reloads a targeted site. (CVE-2007-3656)

A flaw was found in the way Firefox processes certain web content. A web page containing malicious content could execute arbitrary commands as the user running Firefox. (CVE-2007-3737, CVE-2007-3738)

Users of Firefox are advised to upgrade to these erratum packages, which contain patches that correct 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.

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?3f7b431d

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 27693

File Name: fedora_2007-1142.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/11/06

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:firefox, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:firefox-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:firefox-devel, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:7

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/07/18

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2007/06/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-3089, CVE-2007-3656, CVE-2007-3734, CVE-2007-3735, CVE-2007-3736, CVE-2007-3737, CVE-2007-3738

FEDORA: 2007-1142

CWE: 200