CentOS: Security Advisory for firefox (CESA-2021:3154)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

CentOS Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

9 months ago

Modified

Modified

9 months ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'firefox' package(s) announced via the CESA-2021:3154 advisory.

Insight

Insight

Mozilla Firefox is an open-source web browser, designed for standards compliance, performance, and portability. This update upgrades Firefox to version 78.13.0 ESR. Security Fix(es): * Mozilla: Uninitialized memory in a canvas object could have led to memory corruption (CVE-2021-29980) * Mozilla: Incorrect instruction reordering during JIT optimization (CVE-2021-29984) * Mozilla: Race condition when resolving DNS names could have led to memory corruption (CVE-2021-29986) * Mozilla: Memory corruption as a result of incorrect style treatment (CVE-2021-29988) * Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Thunderbird 78.13 (CVE-2021-29989) * Mozilla: Use-after-free media channels (CVE-2021-29985) For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'firefox' package(s) on CentOS 7.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

Please install the updated package(s).

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