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CentOS Update for firefox CESA-2011:0471 centos5 x86_64

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

CentOS Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

10.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

10 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'firefox' package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Insight

Insight

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 possibly lead to arbitrary code execution with the privileges of the user running Firefox. (CVE-2011-0080, CVE-2011-0081) An arbitrary memory write flaw was found in the way Firefox handled out-of-memory conditions. If all memory was consumed when a user visited a malicious web page, it could possibly lead to arbitrary code execution with the privileges of the user running Firefox. (CVE-2011-0078) An integer overflow flaw was found in the way Firefox handled the HTML frameset tag. A web page with a frameset tag containing large values for the 'rows' and 'cols' attributes could trigger this flaw, possibly leading to arbitrary code execution with the privileges of the user running Firefox. (CVE-2011-0077) A flaw was found in the way Firefox handled the HTML iframe tag. A web page with an iframe tag containing a specially-crafted source address could trigger this flaw, possibly leading to arbitrary code execution with the privileges of the user running Firefox. (CVE-2011-0075) A flaw was found in the way Firefox displayed multiple marquee elements. A malformed HTML document could cause Firefox to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Firefox. (CVE-2011-0074) A flaw was found in the way Firefox handled the nsTreeSelection element. Malformed content could cause Firefox to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Firefox. (CVE-2011-0073) A use-after-free flaw was found in the way Firefox appended frame and iframe elements to a DOM tree when the NoScript add-on was enabled. Malicious HTML content could cause Firefox to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Firefox. (CVE-2011-0072) A directory traversal flaw was found in the Firefox resource:// protocol handler. Malicious content could cause Firefox to access arbitrary files accessible to the user running Firefox. (CVE-2011-0071) A double free flaw was found in the way Firefox handled 'application/http-index-format' documents. A malformed HTTP response could cause Firefox to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Firefox. (CVE-2011-0070) A flaw was found in the way Firefox handled certain JavaScript cross-domain requests. If malicious content generated a large number of cross-domain JavaScript reque ... Description truncated, please see the referenced URL(s) for more information.

Affected Software

Affected Software

firefox on CentOS 5

Solution

Solution

Please install the updated packages.