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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.61292
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2008:0598
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2008:0598.

Mozilla Firefox is an open source Web browser.

An integer overflow flaw was found in the way Firefox displayed certain web
content. A malicious web site could cause Firefox to crash, or execute
arbitrary code with the permissions of the user running Firefox.
(CVE-2008-2785)

A flaw was found in the way Firefox handled certain command line URLs. If
another application passed Firefox a malformed URL, it could result in
Firefox executing local malicious content with chrome privileges.
(CVE-2008-2933)

All firefox users should upgrade to this updated package, which contains
backported patches that correct these issues.

Solution:
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

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0598.html
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#critical

Risk factor : Critical

CVSS Score:
9.3

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2008-2785
BugTraq ID: 29802
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29802
Bugtraq: 20080717 ZDI-08-044: Mozilla Firefox CSSValue Array Memory Corruption Vulnerability (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/494504/100/0/threaded
Bugtraq: 20080729 rPSA-2008-0238-1 firefox (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/494860/100/0/threaded
Debian Security Information: DSA-1614 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1614
Debian Security Information: DSA-1615 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1615
Debian Security Information: DSA-1621 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1621
Debian Security Information: DSA-1697 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1697
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-July/msg00667.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-July/msg00672.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-August/msg00144.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-August/msg00125.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200808-03.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:148
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:155
http://blog.mozilla.com/security/2008/06/18/new-security-issue-under-investigation/
http://dvlabs.tippingpoint.com/blog/2008/06/18/vulnerability-in-mozilla-firefox-30
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-044/
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9900
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0597.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0598.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0599.html
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2008:0616
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0616.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020336
http://secunia.com/advisories/30761
http://secunia.com/advisories/31121
http://secunia.com/advisories/31122
http://secunia.com/advisories/31129
http://secunia.com/advisories/31144
http://secunia.com/advisories/31145
http://secunia.com/advisories/31154
http://secunia.com/advisories/31157
http://secunia.com/advisories/31176
http://secunia.com/advisories/31183
http://secunia.com/advisories/31195
http://secunia.com/advisories/31220
http://secunia.com/advisories/31253
http://secunia.com/advisories/31261
http://secunia.com/advisories/31270
http://secunia.com/advisories/31286
http://secunia.com/advisories/31306
http://secunia.com/advisories/31377
http://secunia.com/advisories/31403
http://secunia.com/advisories/33433
http://secunia.com/advisories/34501
http://www.slackware.org/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2008&m=slackware-security.380974
http://www.slackware.org/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2008&m=slackware-security.380767
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2008&m=slackware-security.410484
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-256408-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-623-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-626-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-626-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-629-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1873
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0977
XForce ISS Database: firefox-unspecified-code-execution(43167)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43167
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2008-2933
BugTraq ID: 30242
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30242
CERT/CC vulnerability note: VU#130923
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/130923
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11618
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020500
http://secunia.com/advisories/31106
http://secunia.com/advisories/31120
XForce ISS Database: firefox-commandline-uri-security-bypass(43832)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43832
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