CentOS 7 : firefox (CESA-2017:0558)
High Nessus Plugin ID 97836
SynopsisThe remote CentOS host is missing a security update.
DescriptionAn update for firefox is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Critical. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
Mozilla Firefox is an open source web browser.
Security Fix(es) :
* A flaw was 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-2017-5428)
Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Chaitin Security Research Lab via Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative as the original reporters.
SolutionUpdate the affected firefox package.