Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on SL5.x, SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64 (20150811)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 85343
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VPR Score: 6.7

Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Several 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-2015-4473, CVE-2015-4475, CVE-2015-4478, CVE-2015-4479, CVE-2015-4480, CVE-2015-4493, CVE-2015-4484, CVE-2015-4491, CVE-2015-4485, CVE-2015-4486, CVE-2015-4487, CVE-2015-4488, CVE-2015-4489, CVE-2015-4492)

After installing the update, Firefox must be restarted for the changes to take effect.

Solution

Update the affected firefox and / or firefox-debuginfo packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?2db753bc

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 85343

File Name: sl_20150811_firefox_on_SL5_x.nasl

Version: 2.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/12/2015

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:firefox, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:firefox-debuginfo, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 8/11/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/16/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-4473, CVE-2015-4475, CVE-2015-4478, CVE-2015-4479, CVE-2015-4480, CVE-2015-4484, CVE-2015-4485, CVE-2015-4486, CVE-2015-4487, CVE-2015-4488, CVE-2015-4489, CVE-2015-4491, CVE-2015-4492, CVE-2015-4493