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Security update for Mozilla

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(Last modified: 29SEP2005)


solutions Security update for Mozilla SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (5a2d044b1e43fb74c91034c754c71c07)

Applies to

Package: mozilla
mozilla-calendar
mozilla-devel
mozilla-dom-inspector
mozilla-irc
mozilla-mail
mozilla-spellchecker
mozilla-venkman
mozilla-xmlterm
Product(s): SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8
SuSE Linux School Server for i386
SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for x86
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IPF
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM S/390 and IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for AMD64
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
Patch: patch-10498
Release: 20050929
Obsoletes: 6c902945ee1ba5006a419f6ea418b1aa

Indications

Everyone using Mozilla should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This update includes all security fixes from Mozilla 1.7.12:
  • CAN-2005-2701: Heap overrun in XBM image processing
  • CAN-2005-2702: Crash on "zero-width non-joiner" sequence
  • CAN-2005-2703: XMLHttpRequest header spoofing
  • CAN-2005-2704: Object spoofing using XBL <implements>
  • CAN-2005-2705: JavaScript integer overflow
  • CAN-2005-2706: Privilege escalation using about: scheme
  • CAN-2005-2707: Chrome window spoofing

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 mozilla.rpm mozilla-calendar.rpm mozilla-devel.rpm mozilla-dom-inspector.rpm mozilla-irc.rpm mozilla-mail.rpm mozilla-spellchecker.rpm mozilla-venkman.rpm mozilla-xmlterm.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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