Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on SL5.x, SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

This update upgrades Firefox to version 45.2.0 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-2016-2818, CVE-2016-2819, CVE-2016-2821,
CVE-2016-2822, CVE-2016-2828, CVE-2016-2831)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?e3adbf24

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 91648 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-2818
CVE-2016-2819
CVE-2016-2821
CVE-2016-2822
CVE-2016-2828
CVE-2016-2831

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