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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.870846
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Update for xulrunner RHSA-2012:1361-01
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'xulrunner'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'xulrunner'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
XULRunner provides the XUL Runtime environment for applications using the
Gecko layout engine.

A flaw was found in the way XULRunner handled security wrappers. A web page
containing malicious content could possibly cause an application linked
against XULRunner (such as Mozilla Firefox) to execute arbitrary code with
the privileges of the user running the application. (CVE-2012-4193)

For technical details regarding this flaw, refer to the Mozilla security
advisories. You can find a link to the Mozilla advisories in the References
section of this erratum.

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue.
Upstream acknowledges moz_bug_r_a4 as the original reporter.

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.

Affected Software/OS:
xulrunner on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

Solution:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

CVSS Score:
6.8

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

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-4193
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A16786
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2012:1361
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1361.html
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2012:1362
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1362.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/50904
http://secunia.com/advisories/50906
http://secunia.com/advisories/50907
http://secunia.com/advisories/50964
http://secunia.com/advisories/50984
http://secunia.com/advisories/55318
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2012:1351 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-10/msg00010.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1611-1
XForce ISS Database: mozilla-location-security-bypass(79211)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/79211
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