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Fedora Core 4 2006-076: firefox Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the firefox package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2006-076 (firefox).

Mozilla Firefox is an open-source web browser, designed for standards
compliance, performance and portability.

Update Information:

Mozilla Firefox is an open source Web browser.

Igor Bukanov discovered a bug in the way Firefox's
JavaScript interpreter dereferences objects. If a user
visits a malicious web page, Firefox could crash or execute
arbitrary code as the user running Firefox. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project assigned the name
CVE-2006-0292 to this issue.

moz_bug_r_a4 discovered a bug in Firefox's
XULDocument.persist() function. A malicious web page could
inject arbitrary RDF data into a user's localstore.rdf file,
which can cause Firefox to execute arbitrary JavaScript when
a user runs Firefox. (CVE-2006-0296)

A denial of service bug was found in the way Firefox saves
history information. If a user visits a web page with a very
long title, it is possible Firefox will crash or take a very
long time to start the next time it is run. (CVE-2005-4134)

Solution : Get the newest Fedora Updates
Threat Level: High

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