Mozilla Suite: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 200604-18

Several vulnerabilities in Mozilla Suite allow attacks ranging from script execution with elevated privileges to information leaks.

Affected Packages

www-client/mozilla on all architectures
Affected versions < 1.7.13
Unaffected versions >= 1.7.13
www-client/mozilla-bin on all architectures
Affected versions < 1.7.13
Unaffected versions >= 1.7.13

Background

The Mozilla Suite is a popular all-in-one web browser that includes a mail and news reader.

Description

Several vulnerabilities were found in Mozilla Suite. Version 1.7.13 was released to fix them.

Impact

A remote attacker could craft malicious web pages or emails that would leverage these issues to inject and execute arbitrary script code with elevated privileges, steal local files, cookies or other information from web pages or emails, and spoof content. Some of these vulnerabilities might even be exploited to execute arbitrary code with the rights of the user running the client.

Workaround

There are no known workarounds for all the issues at this time.

Resolution

All Mozilla Suite users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-client/mozilla-1.7.13"

All Mozilla Suite binary users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-client/mozilla-bin-1.7.13"

References

Release Date
April 28, 2006

Latest Revision
April 28, 2006: 01

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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