|Category:||Red Hat Local Security Checks|
|Title:||RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2012:0143|
The remote host is missing updates announced in
XULRunner provides the XUL Runtime environment for applications using the
Gecko layout engine.
A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the way XULRunner handled
PNG (Portable Network Graphics) images. A web page containing a malicious
PNG image could cause an application linked against XULRunner (such as
Firefox) to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user running the application. (CVE-2011-3026)
All XULRunner users should upgrade to these updated packages, which correct
this issue. After installing the update, applications using XULRunner must
be restarted for the changes to take effect.
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
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-3026|
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2012:0303 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2012:0297 (Google Search)
|Copyright||Copyright (c) 2012 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com|
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