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Security update for Mozilla

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(Last modified: 14FEB2008)


solutions Security update for Mozilla SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (5cfea67de8b82bf442ad7c4663356e99)

Applies to

Package: mozilla
mozilla-calendar
mozilla-cs
mozilla-deat
mozilla-devel
mozilla-dom-inspector
mozilla-hu
mozilla-irc
mozilla-lib64
mozilla-mail
mozilla-spellchecker
mozilla-venkman
mozilla-xmlterm
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM POWER
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Novell Linux POS 9
Open Enterprise Server
Patch: patch-12090
Release: 20080214
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Install this update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This update fixes security issues also fixes in the Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.12 update round.
Following security problems were fixed (not all might affect mozilla):
  • 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 mozilla.rpm mozilla-calendar.rpm mozilla-cs.rpm mozilla-deat.rpm mozilla-devel.rpm mozilla-dom-inspector.rpm mozilla-hu.rpm mozilla-irc.rpm mozilla-lib64.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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