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Security update for MozillaFirefox


(Last modified: 13SEP2005)

solutions Security update for MozillaFirefox SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (3f9dbe027d9c0d85d0398dca7852e878)

Applies to

Package: MozillaFirefox
Product(s): Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Patch: patch-10482
Release: 20050913
Obsoletes: none


Install this update if you are using Mozilla Firefox.



Problem description

This Mozilla Firefox security update fixes a denial of service attack where a remote user could crash the browser.
The IDN support is now disabled by default.
This is tracked by the Mitre CVE ID CAN-2005-2871.


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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