RHEL 6 / 7 : firefox (RHSA-2017:1440)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

An update for firefox is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security
impact of Critical. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each
vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

Mozilla Firefox is an open source web browser.

This update upgrades Firefox to version 52.2.0 ESR.

Security Fix(es) :

* Multiple 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-2017-5470, CVE-2017-5472,
CVE-2017-7749, CVE-2017-7751, CVE-2017-7756, CVE-2017-7771,
CVE-2017-7772, CVE-2017-7773, CVE-2017-7774, CVE-2017-7775,
CVE-2017-7776, CVE-2017-7777, CVE-2017-7778, CVE-2017-7750,
CVE-2017-7752, CVE-2017-7754, CVE-2017-7757, CVE-2017-7758,
CVE-2017-7764)

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting these
issues. Upstream acknowledges Nils, Nicolas Trippar of Zimperium
zLabs, Mats Palmgren, Philipp, Masayuki Nakano, Christian Holler,
Andrew McCreight, Gary Kwong, Andre Bargull, Carsten Book, Jesse
Schwartzentruber, Julian Hector, Marcia Knous, Ronald Crane, Samuel
Erb, Holger Fuhrmannek, Tyson Smith, Abhishek Arya, and F. Alonso
(revskills) as the original reporters.

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-5470.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-5472.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-7749.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-7750.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-7751.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-7752.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-7754.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-7756.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-7757.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-7758.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-7764.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-7771.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-7772.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-7773.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-7774.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-7775.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-7776.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-7777.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-7778.html
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2017-16/
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-1440.html

Solution :

Update the affected firefox and / or firefox-debuginfo packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.8
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

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