CentOS Update for firefox CESA-2011:1242 centos4 i386

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

CentOS Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

4.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

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. It was found that a Certificate Authority (CA) issued a fraudulent HTTPS certificate. This update renders any HTTPS certificates signed by that CA as untrusted, except for a select few. The now untrusted certificates that were issued before July 1, 2011 can be manually re-enabled and used again at your own risk in Firefox. However, affected certificates issued after this date cannot be re-enabled or used. (BZ#734316) All Firefox users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a backported patch. After installing the update, Firefox must be restarted for the changes to take effect.

Affected Software

Affected Software

firefox on CentOS 4

Solution

Solution

Please install the updated packages.

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