CentOS Update for firefox CESA-2010:0547 centos5 i386

Published: 2011-08-09 06:20:34
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'firefox' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Affected Versions:
firefox on CentOS 5

Technical Details:
Mozilla Firefox is an open source web browser. XULRunner provides the XUL Runtime environment for Mozilla Firefox. Several 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-2010-1208, CVE-2010-1209, CVE-2010-1211, CVE-2010-1212, CVE-2010-1214, CVE-2010-1215, CVE-2010-2752, CVE-2010-2753) A memory corruption flaw was found in the way Firefox decoded certain PNG images. An attacker could create a specially-crafted PNG image that, when opened, could cause Firefox to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Firefox. (CVE-2010-1205) Several same-origin policy bypass flaws were found in Firefox. An attacker could create a malicious web page that, when viewed by a victim, could steal private data from a different website the victim has loaded with Firefox. (CVE-2010-0654, CVE-2010-1207, CVE-2010-1213, CVE-2010-2754) A flaw was found in the way Firefox presented the location bar to a user. A malicious website could trick a user into thinking they are visiting the site reported by the location bar, when the page is actually content controlled by an attacker. (CVE-2010-1206) A flaw was found in the way Firefox displayed the location bar when visiting a secure web page. A malicious server could use this flaw to present data that appears to originate from a secure server, even though it does not. (CVE-2010-2751) A flaw was found in the way Firefox displayed certain malformed characters. A malicious web page could use this flaw to bypass certain string sanitization methods, allowing it to display malicious information to users. (CVE-2010-1210) For technical details regarding these flaws, refer to the Mozilla security advisories for Firefox 3.6.7. You can find a link to the Mozilla advisories in the References section of this erratum. All Firefox users should upgrade to these updated Linux Distribution Packages, which contain Firefox version 3.6.7, which corrects these issues. After installing the update, Firefox must be restarted for the changes to take effect.

Recommendations:
Please install the updated Linux Distribution Packages.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-0654
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-1205
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-1206
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-1207
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-1208
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-1209
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-1210
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-1211
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-1212
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-1213
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-1214
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-1215
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-2751
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-2752
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-2753
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-2754

References:

http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2010-July/016821.html

Severity
High
CVSS Score
9.3
Published
2011-08-09
Modified
2019-03-15
Category
CentOS Local Security Checks

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