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SUSE-SA:2006:068: MozillaFirefox,MozillaThunderbird,seamonkey Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the MozillaFirefox,MozillaThunderbird,seamonkey package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2006:068 (MozillaFirefox,MozillaThunderbird,seamonkey).

MozillaFirefox has been updated to the security update release, MozillaThunderbird has been updated to, and the
Mozilla Seamonkey suite has been updated to 1.0.6 to fix the following
security issues.

Full details of the security problems can be found on:

MFSA 2006-65: This issue is split into 3 sub-entries, for ongoing
stability improvements in the Mozilla browsers:
CVE-2006-5464: Layout engine flaws were fixed.
CVE-2006-5747: A xml.prototype.hasOwnProperty flaw was fixed.
CVE-2006-5748: Fixes were applied to the Javascript engine.

MFSA 2006-66/CVE-2006-5462: MFSA 2006-60 reported that RSA digital
signatures with a low exponent (typically 3) could be forged. Firefox
and Thunderbird, which incorporated NSS version 3.10.2,
were incompletely patched and remained vulnerable to a variant of
this attack.

MFSA 2006-67
/CVE-2006-5463: shutdown demonstrated that it was possible
to modify a Script object while it was executing, potentially leading
to the execution of arbitrary JavaScript bytecode.

Note that Mozilla Suite updates for products before SUSE Linux 10.1 / SLES 10
are not available yet due to backporting problems.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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