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RHSA-2008:0597: firefox security update

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RHSA-2008:0597: firefox security update

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
06/19/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/16/2008
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Mozilla Firefox is an open source Web browser.An integer overflow flaw was found in the way Firefox displayed certain webcontent. A malicious web site could cause Firefox to crash, or executearbitrary code with the permissions of the user running Firefox.(CVE-2008-2785)A flaw was found in the way Firefox handled certain command line URLs. Ifanother application passed Firefox a malformed URL, it could result inFirefox executing local malicious content with chrome privileges.(CVE-2008-2933)All firefox users should upgrade to these updated packages, which containFirefox 3.0.1 that corrects these issues.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-devhelp
  • redhat-upgrade-devhelp-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-firefox
  • redhat-upgrade-nspluginwrapper
  • redhat-upgrade-xulrunner
  • redhat-upgrade-xulrunner-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-xulrunner-devel-unstable
  • redhat-upgrade-yelp

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