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Mozilla Firefox: Multiple vulnerabilities


1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 200604-12 / mozilla-firefox
Release Date April 23, 2006
Latest Revision April 23, 2006: 01
Impact normal
Exploitable remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
www-client/mozilla-firefox < 1.0.8 >= 1.0.8 All supported architectures
www-client/mozilla-firefox-bin < 1.0.8 >= 1.0.8 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #129924


Several vulnerabilities in Mozilla Firefox allow attacks ranging from execution of script code with elevated privileges to information leaks.

2.  Impact Information


Mozilla Firefox is the next-generation web browser from the Mozilla project.


Several vulnerabilities were found in Mozilla Firefox. Versions 1.0.8 and were released to fix them.


A remote attacker could craft malicious web pages that would leverage these issues to inject and execute arbitrary script code with elevated privileges, steal local files, cookies or other information from web pages, and spoof content. Some of these vulnerabilities might even be exploited to execute arbitrary code with the rights of the browser user.

3.  Resolution Information


There are no known workarounds for all the issues at this time.


All Mozilla Firefox users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-client/mozilla-firefox-1.0.8"

All Mozilla Firefox binary users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.2: Resolution

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-client/mozilla-firefox-bin-1.0.8"

4.  References


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