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Security update for Mozilla Firefox

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(Last modified: 03APR2008)


solutions Security update for Mozilla Firefox SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (ad3e48b131593041b00e35f46ab10b61)

Applies to

Package: MozillaFirefox
MozillaFirefox-translations
Product(s): Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Patch: patch-12131
Release: 20080403
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Install this update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This update brings Mozilla Firefox to security update version 2.0.0.13
Following security problems were fixed:
  • MFSA 2008-19/CVE-2008-1241: XUL popup spoofing variant (cross-tab popups)
  • MFSA 2008-18/CVE-2008-1195 and CVE-2008-1240: Java socket connection to any local port via LiveConnect
  • MFSA 2008-17/CVE-2007-4879: Privacy issue with SSL Client Authentication
  • MFSA 2008-16/CVE-2008-1238: HTTP Referrer spoofing with malformed URLs
  • MFSA 2008-15/CVE-2008-1236 and CVE-2008-1237: Crashes with evidence of memory corruption (rv:1.8.1.13)
  • MFSA 2008-14/CVE-2008-1233, CVE-2008-1234, and CVE-2008-1235: JavaScript privilege escalation and arbitrary code execution.

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 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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