[security bulletin] HPSBTU02118 SSRT061145 rev.1 - HP Tru64 UNIX Running Firefox or Mozilla Application Suite, Remote Execution of Arbitrary Code or Denial of Service (DoS) May 19 2006 01:05PM
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HPSBTU02118 SSRT061145 rev.1 - HP Tru64 UNIX Running Firefox or Mozilla Application Suite, Remote Execution of Arbitrary Code or Denial of Service (DoS)

NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.

Release Date: 2006-05-12
Last Updated: 2006-05-12

Potential Security Impact: Remote execution of arbitrary code or Denial of Service (DoS).

Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team

Potential security vulnerabilities have been identified in Firefox for HP Tru64 UNIX and in the Mozilla Application Suite for HP Tru64 UNIX. The vulnerabilities could result in possible remote execution of arbitrary code or Denial of Service (DoS).

References: US-CERT TA06-107A, CVE-2006-1993

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
The following supported versions are affected:

Mozilla 1.7.12 Application Suite for HP Tru64 UNIX
Firefox for HP Tru64 UNIX
Firefox 1.0.7 for HP Tru64 UNIX


HP has resolved the potential vulnerabilities by releasing the following new Firefox and Mozilla versions:

Mozilla 1.7.13 Application Suite for HP Tru64 UNIX
Firefox for HP Tru64 UNIX
Firefox 1.0.8 for HP Tru64 UNIX

Note: Firefox 1.0.8 will be the final set of official security and stability updates for Firefox 1.0.x. HP recommends that customers upgrade to the latest 1.5.0.x versions of Firefox to take advantage of significant security and stability enhancements.

Mozilla 1.7.13 Application Suite for HP Tru64 UNIX
Location: http://h30097.www3.hp.com/internet/download.htm#mozilla
Name: mozilla1713.tar.gz
MD5 Checksum: a3a2694eb767b1ef2623da1783183357

Firefox for HP Tru64 UNIX
Location: http://h30097.www3.hp.com/internet/download.htm#firefox1503
Name: firefox1503.tar.gz
MD5 Checksum: caedd963353eb9096f7b3cfc2d9177a1

Firefox 1.0.8 for HP Tru64 UNIX
Location: http://h30097.www3.hp.com/internet/download.htm#firefox
Name: firefox108.tar.gz
MD5 Checksum: a319705dc0f42d6fe66a25f57f8f9105



Version: 1 (rev.1) 12 May 2006 Initial release

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