Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on SL6.x i386/x86_64

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

This update upgrades Firefox to version 52.1.0 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-2017-5429, CVE-2017-5432, CVE-2017-5433,
CVE-2017-5434, CVE-2017-5435, CVE-2017-5436,
CVE-2017-5437, CVE-2017-5438, CVE-2017-5439,
CVE-2017-5440, CVE-2017-5441, CVE-2017-5442,
CVE-2017-5443, CVE-2017-5444, CVE-2017-5445,
CVE-2017-5446, CVE-2017-5447, CVE-2017-5448,
CVE-2017-5449, CVE-2017-5459, CVE-2017-5460,
CVE-2017-5464, CVE-2017-5465, CVE-2017-5469)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?0ec6585d

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High