CentOS Update for firefox CESA-2014:0310 centos5

Published: 2014-03-20 04:13:07
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

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

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-2014-1493, CVE-2014-1510, CVE-2014-1511, CVE-2014-1512, CVE-2014-1513, CVE-2014-1514) Several information disclosure flaws were found in the way Firefox processed malformed web content. An attacker could use these flaws to gain access to sensitive information such as cross-domain content or protected memory addresses or, potentially, cause Firefox to crash. (CVE-2014-1497, CVE-2014-1508, CVE-2014-1505) A memory corruption flaw was found in the way Firefox rendered certain PDF files. An attacker able to trick a user into installing a malicious extension could use this flaw to crash Firefox or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Firefox. (CVE-2014-1509) Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting these issues. Upstream acknowledges Benoit Jacob, Olli Pettay, Jan Varga, Jan de Mooij, Jesse Ruderman, Dan Gohman, Christoph Diehl, Atte Kettunen, Tyson Smith, Jesse Schwartzentruber, John Thomson, Robert O'Callahan, Mariusz Mlynski, Juri Aedla, George Hotz, and the security research firm VUPEN as the original reporters of these issues. For technical details regarding these flaws, refer to the Mozilla security advisories for Firefox 24.4.0 ESR. 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 24.4.0 ESR, 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

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

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

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2014-1493
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2014-1497
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2014-1505
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2014-1508
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2014-1509
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2014-1510
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2014-1511
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2014-1512
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2014-1513
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2014-1514

References:

http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2014-March/020217.html

Severity
High
CVSS Score
9.3
Published
2014-03-20
Modified
2019-03-15
Category
CentOS Local Security Checks

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