Family: Fedora Local Security Checks --> Category: infos
Fedora Core 5 2006-1199: 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-2006-1199 (firefox).
Mozilla Firefox is an open-source web browser, designed for standards
compliance, performance and portability.
Mozilla Firefox is an open source Web browser.
Several flaws were found in the way Firefox processes
that could cause Firefox to crash or execute arbitrary code
as the user running Firefox. (CVE-2006-5463, CVE-2006-5747,
Several flaws were found in the way Firefox renders web
pages. A malicious web page could cause the browser to crash
or possibly execute arbitrary code as the user running
Users of Firefox are advised to upgrade to this update,
which contains Firefox version 188.8.131.52 that corrects these
Solution : Get the newest Fedora Updates
Threat Level: High
Click HERE for more information and discussions on this network vulnerability scan.