[SECURITY] Fedora Core 6 Update: firefox-

Christopher Aillon caillon at redhat.com
Thu Dec 21 22:02:27 UTC 2006

Fedora Update Notification

Product     : Fedora Core 6
Name        : firefox
Version     :
Release     : 1.fc5
Summary     : Mozilla Firefox Web browser.
Description :
Mozilla Firefox is an open-source web browser, designed for standards
compliance, performance and portability.

Update Information:

Mozilla Firefox is an open source Web browser.

Several flaws were found in the way Firefox processes
certain malformed JavaScript code. A malicious web page
could cause the execution of JavaScript code in such a way
that could cause Firefox to crash or execute arbitrary code
as the user running Firefox. (CVE-2006-6498, CVE-2006-6501,
CVE-2006-6502, CVE-2006-6503, CVE-2006-6504)

Several flaws were found in the way Firefox renders web
pages. A malicious web page could cause the browser to crash
or possibly execute arbitrary code as the user running
Firefox. (CVE-2006-6497)

Users of Firefox are advised to upgrade to this package,
which contains Firefox version and corrects these
* Wed Dec 20 2006 Christopher Aillon <caillon at redhat.com> -
- Update to

This update can be downloaded from:

7adb054fa9d328c994da34b00c1e39ab3861ec3d  SRPMS/firefox-
7adb054fa9d328c994da34b00c1e39ab3861ec3d  noarch/firefox-
6ef57784517cccd2b6107a72ac25ddaf2ddedd2c  ppc/debug/firefox-debuginfo-
cd587d1449885a232e7255d7147baf2497817cda  ppc/firefox-
5b7346c702bc999c0a4300ad6dc30dd04d5e212c  x86_64/debug/firefox-debuginfo-
9b82c1c8df42ce68bb9301fa422262a8ed893985  x86_64/firefox-
a274f39e5fadc562eca0ad747c670bba6bc20c9d  i386/debug/firefox-debuginfo-
f4deed8b6f417d2003216070088362ff666b5206  i386/firefox-

This update can be installed with the 'yum' update program.  Use 'yum update
package-name' at the command line.  For more information, refer to 'Managing
Software with yum,' available at http://fedora.redhat.com/docs/yum/.

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