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USN149-3 : mozilla-firefox vulnerabilities Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
mozilla-firefox vulnerabilities

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

These remote packages are missing security patches :
- mozilla-firefox
- mozilla-firefox-dom-inspector
- mozilla-firefox-locale-ca
- mozilla-firefox-locale-de
- mozilla-firefox-locale-es
- mozilla-firefox-locale-fr
- mozilla-firefox-locale-it
- mozilla-firefox-locale-ja
- mozilla-firefox-locale-nb
- mozilla-firefox-locale-pl
- mozilla-firefox-locale-tr
- mozilla-firefox-locale-uk

Description :

USN-149-1 fixed some vulnerabilities in the Ubuntu 5.04 (Hoary
Hedgehog) version of Firefox. The version shipped with Ubuntu 4.10
(Warty Warthog) is also vulnerable to these flaws, so it needs to be
upgraded as well. Please see

for the original advisory.

This update also fixes several older vulnerabilities
Some of them
could be exploited to execute arbitrary code with full user rights
if the user visited a malicious web site. (MFSA-2005-01 to
please see the following web site for details:

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- mozilla-firefox-1.0.6-0ubuntu0.0.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- mozilla-firefox-dom-inspector-1.0.6-0ubuntu0.0.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- mozilla-firefox-locale-ca-1.0-0ubuntu0.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- mozilla-firefox-locale-de-1.0-0ubuntu0.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- mozilla-firefox-locale-es-1.0-0ubuntu0.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- mozilla-firefox-locale-fr-1.0-0ubuntu0.2 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- mozilla-firefox-locale-it-1.0-0ubuntu0.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- mozilla-firefox-locale-ja-1.0-0ubuntu0.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- mozilla-firefox-locale-nb-1.0-0ubuntu

Threat Level: High

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