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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
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-2015-2724, CVE-2015-2725, CVE-2015-2722,
CVE-2015-2727, CVE-2015-2728, CVE-2015-2729, CVE-2015-2731,
CVE-2015-2733, CVE-2015-2734, CVE-2015-2735, CVE-2015-2736,
CVE-2015-2737, CVE-2015-2738, CVE-2015-2739, CVE-2015-2740)
It was found that Firefox skipped key-pinning checks when handling an
error that could be overridden by the user (for example an expired
certificate error). This flaw allowed a user to override a pinned
certificate, which is an action the user should not be able to
A flaw was discovered in Mozilla's PDF.js PDF file viewer. When
combined with another vulnerability, it could allow execution of
arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Firefox.
After installing the update, Firefox must be restarted for the changes
to take effect.
See also :
Update the affected firefox and / or firefox-debuginfo packages.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 84543 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2015-2722
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