Mageia Linux Local Check: mgasa-2015-0331

Published: 2015-10-15 07:42:06
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

Technical Details:
Updated firefox Linux Distribution Packages fix security vulnerabilities: A flaw was found in the processing of malformed web content. A web page containing malicious content could cause Firefox to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Firefox (CVE-2015-4497). A flaw was found in the way Firefox handled installation of add-ons. An attacker could use this flaw to bypass the add-on installation prompt, and trick the user into installing an add-on from a malicious source (CVE-2015-4498).

Recommendations:
Update the affected Linux Distribution Packages to the latest available version.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Summary:
Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2015-0331

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-4497
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-4498

References:

https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2015-0331.html

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
10.0

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