Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on SL5.x, SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64
High Nessus Plugin ID 95872
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update upgrades Firefox to version 45.6.0 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-2016-9893, CVE-2016-9899, CVE-2016-9895, CVE-2016-9897, CVE-2016-9898, CVE-2016-9900, CVE-2016-9901, CVE-2016-9902, CVE-2016-9904, CVE-2016-9905)
SolutionUpdate the affected firefox and / or firefox-debuginfo packages.