Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on SL5.x, 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 :

A flaw was discovered in Mozilla Firefox that could be used to violate
the same-origin policy and inject web script into a non-privileged
part of the built-in PDF file viewer (PDF.js). An attacker could
create a malicious web page that, when viewed by a victim, could steal
arbitrary files (including private SSH keys, the /etc/passwd file, and
other potentially sensitive files) from the system running Firefox.
(CVE-2015-4495)

After installing the update, Firefox must be restarted for the changes
to take effect.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?955e112d

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 85296 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-4495

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