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Secunia Security Advisory 15002

Secunia Security Advisory 15002
Posted May 27, 2005
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Gentoo has issued updates for mozilla and firefox. These fix some vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks, bypass certain security restrictions, gain knowledge of potentially sensitive information, and compromise a user's system.

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Secunia Security Advisory 15002

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TITLE:
Gentoo update for mozilla/firefox

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA15002

VERIFY ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/15002/

CRITICAL:
Highly critical

IMPACT:
Security Bypass, Cross Site Scripting, Exposure of system
information, Exposure of sensitive information, System access

WHERE:
>From remote

OPERATING SYSTEM:
Gentoo Linux 1.x
http://secunia.com/product/339/

DESCRIPTION:
Gentoo has issued updates for mozilla and firefox. These fix some
vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious people to
conduct cross-site scripting attacks, bypass certain security
restrictions, gain knowledge of potentially sensitive information,
and compromise a user's system.

For more information:
SA14820
SA14821
SA14938
SA14992

SOLUTION:
Mozilla Firefox users:
Update to "www-client/mozilla-firefox-1.0.3" or later.

Mozilla Firefox binary users:
Update to "www-client/mozilla-firefox-bin-1.0.3" or later.

Mozilla Suite users:
Update to "www-client/mozilla-1.7.7" or later.

Mozilla Suite binary users:
Update to "www-client/mozilla-bin-1.7.7" or later.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200504-18.xml

OTHER REFERENCES:
SA14820:
http://secunia.com/advisories/14820/

SA14821:
http://secunia.com/advisories/14821/

SA14938:
http://secunia.com/advisories/14938/

SA14992:
http://secunia.com/advisories/14992/

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
everybody keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

Subscribe:
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Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/about_secunia_advisories/


Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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