Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on SL5.x, SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64
High Nessus Plugin ID 95051
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update upgrades Firefox to version 45.5.0 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-2016-5296, CVE-2016-5297, CVE-2016-9066, CVE-2016-5291, CVE-2016-5290)
- A flaw was found in the way Add-on update process was handled by Firefox. A Man-in-the-Middle attacker could use this flaw to install a malicious signed add-on update. (CVE-2016-9064)
SolutionUpdate the affected firefox and / or firefox-debuginfo packages.