EulerOS 2.0 SP1 : firefox (EulerOS-SA-2016-1085)

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Synopsis :

The remote EulerOS host is missing multiple security updates.

Description :

According to the versions of the firefox package installed, the
EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following
vulnerabilities :

- 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-2016-5296, CVE-2016-5297,
CVE-2016-9066, CVE-2016-5291, CVE-2016-5290)

- A flaw was found in the way Add-on update process was
handled by Firefox. A Man-in-the-Middle attacker could
use this flaw to install a malicious signed add-on
update. (CVE-2016-9064)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?444fd82c

Solution :

Update the affected firefox packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Huawei Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 99844 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-5290
CVE-2016-5291
CVE-2016-5296
CVE-2016-5297
CVE-2016-9064
CVE-2016-9066

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