Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : firefox (ELSA-2017-1440)
High Nessus Plugin ID 100800
SynopsisThe remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.
DescriptionFrom Red Hat Security Advisory 2017:1440 :
An update for firefox is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Critical. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
Mozilla Firefox is an open source web browser.
This update upgrades Firefox to version 52.2.0 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-2017-5470, CVE-2017-5472, CVE-2017-7749, CVE-2017-7751, CVE-2017-7756, CVE-2017-7771, CVE-2017-7772, CVE-2017-7773, CVE-2017-7774, CVE-2017-7775, CVE-2017-7776, CVE-2017-7777, CVE-2017-7778, CVE-2017-7750, CVE-2017-7752, CVE-2017-7754, CVE-2017-7757, CVE-2017-7758, CVE-2017-7764)
Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting these issues. Upstream acknowledges Nils, Nicolas Trippar of Zimperium zLabs, Mats Palmgren, Philipp, Masayuki Nakano, Christian Holler, Andrew McCreight, Gary Kwong, Andre Bargull, Carsten Book, Jesse Schwartzentruber, Julian Hector, Marcia Knous, Ronald Crane, Samuel Erb, Holger Fuhrmannek, Tyson Smith, Abhishek Arya, and F. Alonso (revskills) as the original reporters.
SolutionUpdate the affected firefox package.