Oracle Linux 4 : firefox (ELSA-2006-0758)
High Nessus Plugin ID 67430
SynopsisThe remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.
DescriptionFrom Red Hat Security Advisory 2006:0758 :
Updated firefox packages that fix several security bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.
This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.
Mozilla Firefox is an open source Web browser.
(CVE-2006-6498, CVE-2006-6501, CVE-2006-6502, CVE-2006-6503, CVE-2006-6504)
Several flaws were found in the way Firefox renders web pages. A malicious web page could cause the browser to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code as the user running Firefox. (CVE-2006-6497)
Users of Firefox are advised to upgrade to these erratum packages, which contain Firefox version 188.8.131.52 that corrects these issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected firefox package.