Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on SL5.x, SL6.x i386/x86_64
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 66460
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-2013-0801, CVE-2013-1674, CVE-2013-1675, CVE-2013-1676, CVE-2013-1677, CVE-2013-1678, CVE-2013-1679, CVE-2013-1680, CVE-2013-1681)
A flaw was found in the way Firefox handled Content Level Constructors. A malicious site could use this flaw to perform cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks. (CVE-2013-1670)
After installing the update, Firefox must be restarted for the changes to take effect.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.