GLSA-201702-22 : Mozilla Firefox: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201702-22
(Mozilla Firefox: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Mozilla Firefox. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, bypass
access restriction, access otherwise protected information, or spoof
content via multiple vectors.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2017-02/
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201702-22

Solution :

All Mozilla Firefox users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-client/firefox-45.7.0'
All Mozilla Firefox binary users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-client/firefox-bin-45.7.0'

Risk factor :

Medium

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 97265 ()

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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