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Security update for Firefox

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(Last modified: 29SEP2005)


solutions Security update for Firefox SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (8de3ea0ba7cd0da892d902baee1e6d60)

Applies to

Package: MozillaFirefox
MozillaFirefox-translations
Product(s): Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Patch: patch-10501
Release: 20050929
Obsoletes: 76dc0c1abc074e6410c0550425653945
3c5963bf1d6c9c68845299a778b819e5
1b5deb4455ed5004f28e09a1583b4e2b
3f9dbe027d9c0d85d0398dca7852e878
bfc785f1614dc774fb257caf7d21f746
a51f0a3982f40ddfe509b210b6288bd7

Indications

Install this update if you are using Mozilla Firefox.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This Mozilla Firefox security update fixes problems before version 1.0.7.
The IDN support (disabled by previous update) was reenabled.
These problems include:
  • 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 problem.

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 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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