Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on SL5.x, SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64
High Nessus Plugin ID 92721
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update upgrades Firefox to version 45.3.0 ESR.
Security Fix(es) :
- Multiple 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-2016-2836, CVE-2016-5258, CVE-2016-5259, CVE-2016-5252, CVE-2016-5263, CVE-2016-2830, CVE-2016-2838, CVE-2016-5254, CVE-2016-5262, CVE-2016-5264, CVE-2016-5265, CVE-2016-2837)
SolutionUpdate the affected firefox and / or firefox-debuginfo packages.