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Mozilla Firefox < 1.7.3 Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Synopsis

The remote host has a web browser installed that is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.

Description

Versions of Mozilla Firefox prior to 1.7.3 are prone to multiple vulnerabilities including overflows and cross-site scripting issues. An attacker may execute arbitrary code remotely, steal cookie-based authentication credentials or gather intelligence about the host.

Solution

Upgrade to Firefox 1.7.3 or later.