SuSE 10 Security Update : Mozilla Firefox (ZYPP Patch Number 2423)

High Nessus Plugin ID 29358

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VPR Score: 5.8


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.

- Crashes with evidence of memory corruption were fixed in the layout engine. CVE-2006-6498 / MFSA 2006-68: Crashes with evidence of memory corruption were fixed in the JavaScript engine. CVE-2006-6499 / MFSA 2006-68: Crashes regarding floating point usage were fixed. CVE-2006-6500 / MFSA 2006-69: This issue only affects Windows systems, Linux is not affected. CVE-2006-6501 / MFSA 2006-70: A privilege escalation using a watch point was fixed.
CVE-2006-6502 / MFSA 2006-71: A LiveConnect crash finalizing JS objects was fixed. CVE-2006-6503 / MFSA 2006-72: A XSS problem caused by setting img.src to javascript: URI was fixed. CVE-2006-6504 / MFSA 2006-73:
A Mozilla SVG Processing Remote Code Execution was fixed. CVE-2006-6505 / MFSA 2006-74: Some Mail header processing heap overflows were fixed. CVE-2006-6506 / MFSA 2006-75: The RSS Feed-preview referrer leak was fixed. CVE-2006-6507 / MFSA 2006-76: A XSS problem using outer window's Function object was fixed. (CVE-2006-6497 / MFSA 2006-68)


Apply ZYPP patch number 2423.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 29358

File Name: suse_MozillaFirefox-2423.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/12/13

Updated: 2021/01/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.8

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

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

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: 2006/12/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-6497, CVE-2006-6498, CVE-2006-6499, CVE-2006-6500, CVE-2006-6501, CVE-2006-6502, CVE-2006-6503, CVE-2006-6504, CVE-2006-6505, CVE-2006-6506, CVE-2006-6507

CWE: 94