RHEL 6 : firefox (RHSA-2018:1414)
High Nessus Plugin ID 109834
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 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, designed for standards compliance, performance, and portability.
This update upgrades Firefox to version 52.8.0 ESR.
Security Fix(es) :
* Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 60 and Firefox ESR 52.8 (CVE-2018-5150)
* Mozilla: Backport critical security fixes in Skia (CVE-2018-5183)
* Mozilla: Use-after-free with SVG animations and clip paths (CVE-2018-5154)
* Mozilla: Use-after-free with SVG animations and text paths (CVE-2018-5155)
* Mozilla: Same-origin bypass of PDF Viewer to view protected PDF files (CVE-2018-5157)
* Mozilla: Integer overflow and out-of-bounds write in Skia (CVE-2018-5159)
* Mozilla: Lightweight themes can be installed without user interaction (CVE-2018-5168)
* Mozilla: Buffer overflow during UTF-8 to Unicode string conversion through legacy extension (CVE-2018-5178)
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.
Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting these issues. Upstream acknowledges Christoph Diehl, Randell Jesup, Tyson Smith, Alex Gaynor, Ronald Crane, Julian Hector, Kannan Vijayan, Jason Kratzer, Mozilla Developers, Nils, Wladimir Palant, Ivan Fratric, and Root Object as the original reporters.
SolutionUpdate the affected firefox and / or firefox-debuginfo packages.