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Security update for Mozilla Firefox


(Last modified: 25JUL2005)

solutions Security update for Mozilla Firefox SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (1b5deb4455ed5004f28e09a1583b4e2b)

Applies to

Package: MozillaFirefox
Product(s): Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Patch: patch-10349
Release: 20050725
Obsoletes: none


Install this update if you are using Mozilla Firefox.



Problem description

This Mozilla Firefox update fixes all security problems fixed in the 1.0.6 Mozilla Firefox release.
Please see:
This includes:
  • MFSA 2005-56 Code execution through shared function objects
  • MFSA 2005-55 XHTML node spoofing
  • MFSA 2005-54 Javascript prompt origin spoofing
  • MFSA 2005-53 Standalone applications can run arbitrary code through the browser
  • MFSA 2005-52 Same origin violation: frame calling top.focus()
  • MFSA 2005-51 The return of frame-injection spoofing
  • MFSA 2005-50 Possibly exploitable crash in InstallVersion.compareTo()
  • MFSA 2005-49 Script injection from Firefox sidebar panel using data:
  • MFSA 2005-48 Same-origin violation with InstallTrigger callback
  • MFSA 2005-47 Code execution via "Set as Wallpaper"
  • MFSA 2005-46 XBL scripts ran even when Javascript disabled
  • MFSA 2005-45 Content-generated event vulnerabilities


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh MozillaFirefox.rpm MozillaFirefox-translations.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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