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 :

This update upgrades Firefox to version 45.4.0 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-2016-5257, CVE-2016-5278, CVE-2016-5270,
CVE-2016-5272, CVE-2016-5274, CVE-2016-5276,
CVE-2016-5277, CVE-2016-5280, CVE-2016-5281,
CVE-2016-5284, CVE-2016-5250, CVE-2016-5261)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?4e778c29

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

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