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Security update for MozillaFirefox

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(Last modified: 13FEB2008)


solutions Security update for MozillaFirefox SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (25e2ffcf469ccafcac7d9108475aa0a8)

Applies to

Package: MozillaFirefox
MozillaFirefox-translations
Product(s): Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Patch: patch-12088
Release: 20080213
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Install this update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This update backports security issues in Mozilla Firefox that were fixed upstream with security update version 2.0.0.12
Following security problems were fixed:
  • MFSA 2008-11/CVE-2008-0594 Web forgery overwrite with div overlay
  • MFSA 2008-10/CVE-2008-0593 URL token stealing via stylesheet redirect
  • MFSA 2008-09/CVE-2008-0592 Mishandling of locally-saved plain text files
  • MFSA 2008-08/CVE-2008-0591 File action dialog tampering
  • MFSA 2008-06/CVE-2008-0419 Web browsing history and forward navigation stealing
  • MFSA 2008-05/CVE-2008-0418 Directory traversal via chrome: URI
  • MFSA 2008-04/CVE-2008-0417 Stored password corruption
  • MFSA 2008-03/CVE-2008-0415 Privilege escalation, XSS, Remote Code Execution
  • MFSA 2008-02/CVE-2008-0414 Multiple file input focus stealing vulnerabilities
  • MFSA 2008-01/CVE-2008-0412/CVE-2008-0413 Crashes with evidence of memory corruption (rv:1.8.1.12)

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 -Fhv 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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