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CentOS Update for xulrunner CESA-2012:0143 centos5

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

CentOS Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

10 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

XULRunner provides the XUL Runtime environment for applications using the Gecko layout engine. A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the way XULRunner handled PNG (Portable Network Graphics) images. A web page containing a malicious PNG image could cause an application linked against XULRunner (such as Firefox) to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application. (CVE-2011-3026) All XULRunner users should upgrade to these updated packages, which correct this issue. After installing the update, applications using XULRunner 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)