GLSA-201705-06 : Mozilla Firefox: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201705-06
(Mozilla Firefox: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Mozilla Firefox. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, bypass
access restriction, access otherwise protected information, or spoof
content via multiple vectors.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201705-06

Solution :

All Mozilla Firefox users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-client/firefox-45.8.0'
All Mozilla Firefox binary users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-client/firefox-bin-45.8.0'

Risk factor :

Medium

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 100083 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-5398
CVE-2017-5400
CVE-2017-5401
CVE-2017-5402
CVE-2017-5404
CVE-2017-5405
CVE-2017-5407
CVE-2017-5408
CVE-2017-5410

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