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Security update for Mozilla

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(Last modified: 09AUG2004)


solutions Security update for Mozilla SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (bf2b39a8954f9da7dd279549f39d0606)

Applies to

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

Package: mozilla
mozilla-xmlterm
mozilla-venkman
mozilla-spellchecker
mozilla-mail
mozilla-irc
mozilla-dom-inspector
mozilla-calendar
Release: 20040809
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone using mozilla should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

Security Update:
This updates resolves several security bugs in the mozilla web browser.
  • modifying content in unrelated windows (CAN-2004-0718)
  • integer overflow in the SOAPParameter object constructor (CAN-2004-0722)
  • heap-based buffer overflow in the SendUidl of POP3 code (CAN-2004-0757)
  • denial-of-service with malicious SSL certificates (CAN-2004-0758)
  • read files via JavaScript (CAN-2004-0759)
  • MIME code handles 0ncorrectly (CAN-2004-0760)
  • spoofing of security lock icon (CAN-2004-0761)
  • manipulation of XPInstall Security dialog box (CAN-2004-0762)
  • spoofing of SSL certificates by using redirects and JavaScript (CAN-2004-0763)
  • hijacking the user interface via the "chrome" flag and XML User Interface Language (XUL) files (CAN-2004-0764)
  • spoofing SSL certificates due to incorrecting comparsion of hostnames (CAN-2004-0765)

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

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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