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Security update for MozillaFirefox


(Last modified: 13FEB2008)

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

Applies to

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


Install this update.



Problem description

This update backports security issues in Mozilla Firefox that were fixed upstream with security update version
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:


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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