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 52.4.0 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-2017-7810, CVE-2017-7793, CVE-2017-7818,
CVE-2017-7819, CVE-2017-7824, CVE-2017-7814,
CVE-2017-7823)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?f64d732b

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 103594 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-7793
CVE-2017-7810
CVE-2017-7814
CVE-2017-7818
CVE-2017-7819
CVE-2017-7823
CVE-2017-7824

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