Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on SL5.x, SL6.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 45.8.0 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-2017-5398, CVE-2017-5400, CVE-2017-5401,
CVE-2017-5402, CVE-2017-5404, CVE-2017-5407,
CVE-2017-5408, CVE-2017-5410, CVE-2017-5405)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?d4c7d85d

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 97631 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-5398
CVE-2017-5400
CVE-2017-5401
CVE-2017-5402
CVE-2017-5404
CVE-2017-5405
CVE-2017-5407
CVE-2017-5408
CVE-2017-5410

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