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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2005:386

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2005:386.

Mozilla is an open source Web browser, advanced email and newsgroup client,
IRC chat client, and HTML editor.

Vladimir V. Perepelitsa discovered a bug in the way Mozilla handles
anonymous functions during regular expression string replacement. It is
possible for a malicious web page to capture a random block of browser
memory. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (
has assigned the name CVE-2005-0989 to this issue.

Doron Rosenberg discovered a bug in the way Mozilla displays pop-up
windows. If a user choses to open a pop-up window whose URL is malicious
javascript, the script will be executed with elevated privileges.

A bug was found in the way Mozilla handles the javascript global scope for
a window. It is possible for a malicious web page to define a global
variable known to be used by a different site, allowing malicious code to
be executed in the context of the site. (CVE-2005-1154)

Michael Krax discovered a bug in the way Mozilla handles favicon links. A
malicious web page can programatically define a favicon link tag as
javascript, executing arbitrary javascript with elevated privileges.

Michael Krax discovered a bug in the way Mozilla installed search plugins.
If a user chooses to install a search plugin from a malicious site, the new
plugin could silently overwrite an existing plugin. This could allow the
malicious plugin to execute arbitrary code and stealm sensitive
information. (CVE-2005-1156 CVE-2005-1157)

A bug was found in the way Mozilla validated several XPInstall related
javascript objects. A malicious web page could pass other objects to the
XPInstall objects, resulting in the javascript interpreter jumping to
arbitrary locations in memory. (CVE-2005-1159)

A bug was found in the way the Mozilla privileged UI code handled DOM nodes
from the content window. A malicious web page could install malicious
javascript code or steal data requiring a user to do commonplace actions
such as clicking a link or opening the context menu. (CVE-2005-1160)

Users of Mozilla are advised to upgrade to this updated package which
contains Mozilla version 1.7.7 to correct these issues.

Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

Risk factor : High

CVSS Score:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-0989
BugTraq ID: 12988
BugTraq ID: 15495
HPdes Security Advisory: HPSBUX01133
HPdes Security Advisory: SSRT5940
SCO Security Bulletin: SCOSA-2005.49
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2006:022 (Google Search)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-1153
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-1154
BugTraq ID: 13230
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-1155
BugTraq ID: 13216
CERT/CC vulnerability note: VU#973309
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-1156
BugTraq ID: 13211
XForce ISS Database: mozilla-plugin-xss(20125)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-1157
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-1159
BugTraq ID: 13232
XForce ISS Database: mozilla-installtrigger-command-execution(20123)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-1160
BugTraq ID: 13233
CopyrightCopyright (c) 2005 E-Soft Inc.

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