Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on SL5.x, SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64 (20160921)
High Nessus Plugin ID 93643
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update upgrades Firefox to version 45.4.0 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-2016-5257, CVE-2016-5278, CVE-2016-5270, CVE-2016-5272, CVE-2016-5274, CVE-2016-5276, CVE-2016-5277, CVE-2016-5280, CVE-2016-5281, CVE-2016-5284, CVE-2016-5250, CVE-2016-5261)
SolutionUpdate the affected firefox and / or firefox-debuginfo packages.