Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on SL5.x, SL6.x i386/x86_64

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Several flaws were found in the processing of malformed web content. A
web page containing malicious content could cause Firefox to crash or,
potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user
running Firefox. (CVE-2013-0744, CVE-2013-0746, CVE-2013-0750,
CVE-2013-0753, CVE-2013-0754, CVE-2013-0762, CVE-2013-0766,
CVE-2013-0767, CVE-2013-0769)

A flaw was found in the way Chrome Object Wrappers were implemented.
Malicious content could be used to cause Firefox to execute arbitrary
code via plug-ins installed in Firefox. (CVE-2013-0758)

A flaw in the way Firefox displayed URL values in the address bar
could allow a malicious site or user to perform a phishing attack.
(CVE-2013-0759)

An information disclosure flaw was found in the way certain JavaScript
functions were implemented in Firefox. An attacker could use this flaw
to bypass Address Space Layout Randomization (ASLR) and other security
restrictions. (CVE-2013-0748)

After installing the update, Firefox must be restarted for the changes
to take effect.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?1b48fc35

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true