Patch  oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070079
RHSA-2007:0079: Firefox security update (Critical)  

Mozilla Firefox is an open source Web browser.
Several flaws were found in the way Firefox processed certain malformed JavaScript code. A malicious web page could execute JavaScript code in such a way that may result in Firefox crashing or executing arbitrary code as the user running Firefox. (CVE-2007-0775, CVE-2007-0777)
Several cross-site scripting (XSS) flaws were found in the way Firefox processed certain malformed web pages. A malicious web page could display misleading information which may result in a user unknowingly divulging sensitive information such as a password. (CVE-2006-6077, CVE-2007-0995, CVE-2007-0996)
A flaw was found in the way Firefox cached web pages on the local disk. A malicious web page may be able to inject arbitrary HTML into a browsing session if the user reloads a targeted site. (CVE-2007-0778)
A flaw was found in the way Firefox displayed certain web content. A malicious web page could generate content which could overlay user interface elements such as the hostname and security indicators, tricking a user into thinking they are visiting a different site. (CVE-2007-0779)
Two flaws were found in the way Firefox displayed blocked popup windows. If a user can be convinced to open a blocked popup, it is possible to read arbitrary local files, or conduct an XSS attack against the user. (CVE-2007-0780, CVE-2007-0800)
Two buffer overflow flaws were found in the Network Security Services (NSS) code for processing the SSLv2 protocol. Connecting to a malicious secure web server could cause the execution of arbitrary code as the user running Firefox. (CVE-2007-0008, CVE-2007-0009)
A flaw was found in the way Firefox handled the "location.hostname" value during certain browser domain checks. This flaw could allow a malicious web site to set domain cookies for an arbitrary site, or possibly perform an XSS attack. (CVE-2007-0981)
Users of Firefox are advised to upgrade to these erratum packages, which contain Firefox version 1.5.0.10 that corrects these issues.
Create Date: 2007-02-23 Last Update Date: 2007-02-23

Affected Platforms/Products

Affected Products (CPE + CVE references)
Platforms: unix (from OVAL definitions)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4

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Criteria

The patch should be installed
IF : All of the following are true
IF : Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 is installed
Linux : RPM Test :  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 is installed 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : RPM Package 
redhat-release
version pattern match ^4[^\d]
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : firefox is signed with Red Hat master key
Linux : RPM Test :  firefox is signed with Red Hat master key 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
signature_keyid equals 219180cddb42a60e
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : firefox is earlier than 0:1.5.0.10-0.1.el4
Linux : RPM Test :  firefox is earlier than 0:1.5.0.10-0.1.el4 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
RPM Version less than 0:1.5.0.10-0.1.el4 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 

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