Fedora 13 : firefox-3.6.12-1.fc13 / galeon-2.0.7-35.fc13 / gnome-python2-extras-2.25.3-24.fc13 / etc (2010-16883)

high Nessus Plugin ID 50402

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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Update to new upstream Firefox version 3.6.12, fixing one security issue detailed in the upstream advisory :

http://www.mozilla.org/security/known-vulnerabilities/firefox36.html#f irefox3.6.12

Update also includes all packages depending on gecko-libs rebuilt against new version of Firefox / XULRunner.

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 packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?8a7474ff

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=646997

http://www.nessus.org/u?be97dcd6

http://www.nessus.org/u?76f10d2a

http://www.nessus.org/u?c694d135

http://www.nessus.org/u?918c22db

http://www.nessus.org/u?90402d63

http://www.nessus.org/u?5a541b3f

http://www.nessus.org/u?b073755f

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 50402

File Name: fedora_2010-16883.nasl

Version: 1.20

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/29/2010

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.8

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:firefox, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:galeon, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:gnome-python2-extras, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:gnome-web-photo, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:mozvoikko, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:perl-Gtk2-MozEmbed, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:xulrunner, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:13

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/28/2010

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Metasploit (Mozilla Firefox Interleaved document.write/appendChild Memory Corruption)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-3765

BID: 44425

FEDORA: 2010-16883