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 :

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-2015-4473, CVE-2015-4475, CVE-2015-4478,
CVE-2015-4479, CVE-2015-4480, CVE-2015-4493, CVE-2015-4484,
CVE-2015-4491, CVE-2015-4485, CVE-2015-4486, CVE-2015-4487,
CVE-2015-4488, CVE-2015-4489, CVE-2015-4492)

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

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?0b0cde8a

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

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