Patch  oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060199
RHSA-2006:0199: mozilla security update (Critical)  

Mozilla is an open source Web browser, advanced email and newsgroup client, IRC chat client, and HTML editor.
Igor Bukanov discovered a bug in the way Mozilla's Javascript interpreter dereferences objects. If a user visits a malicious web page, Mozilla could crash or execute arbitrary code as the user running Mozilla. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project assigned the name CVE-2006-0292 to this issue.
moz_bug_r_a4 discovered a bug in Mozilla's XULDocument.persist() function. A malicious web page could inject arbitrary RDF data into a user's localstore.rdf file, which can cause Mozilla to execute arbitrary javascript when a user runs Mozilla. (CVE-2006-0296)
A denial of service bug was found in the way Mozilla saves history information. If a user visits a web page with a very long title, it is possible Mozilla will crash or take a very long time the next time it is run. (CVE-2005-4134)
Note that the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 packages also fix a bug when using XSLT to transform documents. Passing DOM Nodes as parameters to functions expecting an xsl:param could cause Mozilla to throw an exception.
Users of Mozilla are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to correct these issues.
Create Date: 2006-02-02 Last Update Date: 2008-03-20

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Platforms: unix (from OVAL definitions)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3



The patch should be installed
IF : Any one of the following are true
IF : All of the following are true
IF : Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 is installed
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070304001. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : All of the following are true
IF : Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 is installed
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070026001. Please see help for possible reasons

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