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 45.6.0 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-2016-9893, CVE-2016-9899, CVE-2016-9895,
CVE-2016-9897, CVE-2016-9898, CVE-2016-9900,
CVE-2016-9901, CVE-2016-9902, CVE-2016-9904,
CVE-2016-9905)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?40a6e6ed

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 95872 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-9893
CVE-2016-9895
CVE-2016-9897
CVE-2016-9898
CVE-2016-9899
CVE-2016-9900
CVE-2016-9901
CVE-2016-9902
CVE-2016-9904
CVE-2016-9905

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