Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

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)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?eca2a7a8

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High

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