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CentOS Update for xulrunner CESA-2009:0397 centos5 i386

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

CentOS Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

9.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

11 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'xulrunner' package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Insight

Insight

Mozilla Firefox is an open source Web browser. XULRunner provides the XUL Runtime environment for Mozilla Firefox. A memory corruption flaw was discovered in the way Firefox handles XML files containing an XSLT transform. A remote attacker could use this flaw to crash Firefox or, potentially, execute arbitrary code as the user running Firefox. (CVE-2009-1169) A flaw was discovered in the way Firefox handles certain XUL garbage collection events. A remote attacker could use this flaw to crash Firefox or, potentially, execute arbitrary code as the user running Firefox. (CVE-2009-1044) For technical details regarding these flaws, refer to the Mozilla security advisories. You can find a link to the Mozilla advisories in the References section of this errata. Firefox users should upgrade to these updated packages, which resolve these issues. For Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, they contain backported patches to the firefox package. For Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, they contain backported patches to the xulrunner packages. After installing the update, Firefox must be restarted for the changes to take effect.

Affected Software

Affected Software

xulrunner on CentOS 5

Solution

Solution

Please install the updated packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)