Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 103594


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


This update upgrades Firefox to version 52.4.0 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-2017-7810, CVE-2017-7793, CVE-2017-7818, CVE-2017-7819, CVE-2017-7824, CVE-2017-7814, CVE-2017-7823)


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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 103594

File Name: sl_20170929_firefox_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/10/02

Modified: 2017/11/16

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2017/09/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-7793, CVE-2017-7810, CVE-2017-7814, CVE-2017-7818, CVE-2017-7819, CVE-2017-7823, CVE-2017-7824