SuSE 10 Security Update : Mozilla Firefox (ZYPP Patch Number 2258)

High Nessus Plugin ID 29357


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


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

Full details can be found on: es.html

- 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. (MFSA 2006-65)

- 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. (MFSA 2006-66 / CVE-2006-5462:
MFSA 2006-60)

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


Apply ZYPP patch number 2258.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 29357

File Name: suse_MozillaFirefox-2258.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/12/13

Modified: 2014/05/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2006/11/12

Reference Information

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