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 45.7.0 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-2017-5373, CVE-2017-5375, CVE-2017-5376,
CVE-2017-5378, CVE-2017-5380, CVE-2017-5383,
CVE-2017-5386, CVE-2017-5390, CVE-2017-5396)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?98248eea

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 96792 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-5373
CVE-2017-5375
CVE-2017-5376
CVE-2017-5378
CVE-2017-5380
CVE-2017-5383
CVE-2017-5386
CVE-2017-5390
CVE-2017-5396

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