Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on SL5.x, SL4.x, SL3.x i386/x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 60228

Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

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, CVE-2007-3737, CVE-2007-3738)

Several content injection flaws were found in the way Firefox handled 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)

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?451c861f

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 60228

File Name: sl_20070718_firefox_on_SL5_x.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Updated: 2019/01/07

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: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/07/18

Reference Information

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

CWE: 200