RHEL 6 : firefox (RHSA-2018:1098)
High Nessus Plugin ID 108998
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAn update for firefox is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. 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, designed for standards compliance, performance, and portability.
This update upgrades Firefox to version 52.7.3 ESR.
Security Fix(es) :
* firefox: Use-after-free in compositor potentially allows code execution (CVE-2018-5148)
For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.
SolutionUpdate the affected firefox and / or firefox-debuginfo packages.