GLSA-201705-06 : Mozilla Firefox: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 100083


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201705-06 (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.


All Mozilla Firefox users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-client/firefox-45.8.0' All Mozilla Firefox binary users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-client/firefox-bin-45.8.0'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 100083

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201705-06.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/05/10

Modified: 2017/05/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:firefox, p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:firefox-bin, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2017/05/09

Reference Information

CVE: 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

GLSA: 201705-06