Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on SL7.x x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 97845


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


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)


Update the affected firefox and / or firefox-debuginfo packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 97845

File Name: sl_20170317_firefox_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/03/21

Modified: 2017/04/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2017/03/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5428