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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.870513
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Update for firefox RHSA-2011:1437-01
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'firefox'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'firefox'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
Mozilla Firefox is an open source web browser. XULRunner provides the XUL
Runtime environment for Mozilla Firefox.

A flaw was found in the way Firefox handled certain add-ons. A web page
containing malicious content could cause an add-on to grant itself full
browser privileges, which could lead to arbitrary code execution with the
privileges of the user running Firefox. (CVE-2011-3647)

A cross-site scripting (XSS) flaw was found in the way Firefox handled
certain multibyte character sets. A web page containing malicious content
could cause Firefox to run JavaScript code with the permissions of a
different website. (CVE-2011-3648)

A flaw was found in the way Firefox handled large JavaScript scripts. A web
page containing malicious JavaScript could cause Firefox to crash or,
potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running
Firefox. (CVE-2011-3650)

For technical details regarding these flaws, refer to the Mozilla security
advisories for Firefox 3.6.24. You can find a link to the Mozilla
advisories in the References section of this erratum.

All Firefox users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain
Firefox version 3.6.24, which corrects these issues. After installing the
update, Firefox must be restarted for the changes to take effect.

Affected Software/OS:
firefox on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4,
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4,
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4

Solution:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

CVSS Score:
9.3

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-3647
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A13550
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-1439.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2011:1256 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-11/msg00020.html
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-3648
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A14212
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-3650
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A13870
CopyrightCopyright (c) 2011 Greenbone Networks GmbH

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