RHEL 4 / 5 / 6 : firefox (RHSA-2011:0373)

High Nessus Plugin ID 52761


The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.


Updated firefox packages that fix one security issue are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, 5, and 6.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having important security impact.

Mozilla Firefox is an open source web browser. XULRunner provides the XUL Runtime environment for Mozilla Firefox.

This erratum blacklists a small number of HTTPS certificates.

All Firefox users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a backported patch. After installing the update, Firefox must be restarted for the changes to take effect.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 52761

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2011-0373.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/03/23

Modified: 2017/01/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:firefox, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:xulrunner, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:xulrunner-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:xulrunner-devel, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.8, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5.6, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2011/03/22

Reference Information

RHSA: 2011:0373