[UCI-Linux] [SECURITY] Fedora Core 4 Update: firefox-1.0.6-1.2.fc4

Mike Iglesias IGLESIAS at uci.edu
Sun Sep 11 22:44:23 PDT 2005

From: Christopher Aillon <caillon at redhat.com>
To: fedora-announce-list at redhat.com
Date: Sat, 10 Sep 2005 00:27:49 -0400
Subject: [SECURITY] Fedora Core 4 Update: firefox-1.0.6-1.2.fc4

Fedora Update Notification

Product     : Fedora Core 4
Name        : firefox
Version     : 1.0.6                      
Release     : 1.2.fc4                  
Summary     : Mozilla Firefox Web browser.
Description :
Mozilla Firefox is an open-source web browser, designed for standards
compliance, performance and portability.

Update Information:

An updated firefox package that fixes as security bug is now
available for Fedora Core 4.

This update has been rated as having critical security
impact by the Fedora Security Response Team.

Mozilla Firefox is an open source Web browser.

A bug was found in the way Firefox processes certain
international domain names. An attacker could create a
specially crafted HTML file, which when viewed by the victim
would cause Firefox to crash or possibly execute arbitrary
code. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project
(cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CAN-2005-2871 to this

Users of Firefox are advised to upgrade to this updated
package that contains a backported patch and is not
vulnerable to this issue.

* Fri Sep  9 2005 Christopher Aillon <caillon at redhat.com> 0:1.0.6-1.2.fc4
- Fix for CAN-2005-2871

This update can be downloaded from:

a6ec66de684e73394a2ebb56ff6e2e9e  SRPMS/firefox-1.0.6-1.2.fc4.src.rpm
637e26b2300c31bb389cf2b64adbc69a  ppc/firefox-1.0.6-1.2.fc4.ppc.rpm
5adf6c32862c8f7fc8f4d4f9d60e24d3  ppc/debug/firefox-debuginfo-1.0.6-1.2.fc4.ppc.rpm
910c10516d4b87897305e65de5454f07  x86_64/firefox-1.0.6-1.2.fc4.x86_64.rpm
2531a6ba8fb7ee37c76ba15a48c5c604  x86_64/debug/firefox-debuginfo-1.0.6-1.2.fc4.x86_64.rpm
565abda143b792221a4c28ad1f010812  i386/firefox-1.0.6-1.2.fc4.i386.rpm
e2655d8e82e9652b5db877c77856acc5  i386/debug/firefox-debuginfo-1.0.6-1.2.fc4.i386.rpm

This update can also be installed with the Update Agent; you can
launch the Update Agent with the 'up2date' command.  

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