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Security update for Mozilla Firefox

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(Last modified: 25JUL2005)


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

Applies to

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

Indications

Install this update if you are using Mozilla Firefox.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This Mozilla Firefox update fixes all security problems fixed in the 1.0.6 Mozilla Firefox release.
Please see: http://www.mozilla.org/projects/security/known-vulnerabilities.html#Firefox
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

Solution

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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