Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on SL5.x, SL6.x i386/x86_64
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 63471
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionSeveral 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-2013-0744, CVE-2013-0746, CVE-2013-0750, CVE-2013-0753, CVE-2013-0754, CVE-2013-0762, CVE-2013-0766, CVE-2013-0767, CVE-2013-0769)
A flaw was found in the way Chrome Object Wrappers were implemented.
Malicious content could be used to cause Firefox to execute arbitrary code via plug-ins installed in Firefox. (CVE-2013-0758)
A flaw in the way Firefox displayed URL values in the address bar could allow a malicious site or user to perform a phishing attack.
After installing the update, Firefox must be restarted for the changes to take effect.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.