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Mozilla Firefox: Multiple vulnerabilities


1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 200606-12 / mozilla-firefox
Release Date June 11, 2006
Latest Revision June 11, 2006: 01
Impact normal
Exploitable remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
www-client/mozilla-firefox < >= All supported architectures
www-client/mozilla-firefox-bin < >= All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #135254


Vulnerabilities in Mozilla Firefox allow privilege escalations for JavaScript code, cross site scripting attacks, HTTP response smuggling and possibly the execution of arbitrary code.

2.  Impact Information


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


A number of vulnerabilities were found and fixed in Mozilla Firefox. For details please consult the references below.


By enticing the user to visit a malicious website, a remote attacker can inject arbitrary HTML and JavaScript Code into the user's browser, execute JavaScript code with elevated privileges and possibly execute arbitrary code with the permissions of the user running the application.

3.  Resolution Information


There is no known workaround 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-"

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-"

Note: There is no stable fixed version for the Alpha architecture yet. Users of Mozilla Firefox on Alpha should consider unmerging it until such a version is available.

4.  References


Page updated June 11, 2006

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