Critical CentOS firefox Security Update

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high
7.5
firefox-31.2.0-3.el5.centos.i386.rpm, firefox-31.2.0-3.el5.centos.src.rpm, firefox-31.2.0-3.el5.centos.x86_64.rpm, firefox-31.2.0-3.el6.centos.i686.rpm, firefox-31.2.0-3.el6.centos.src.rpm, firefox-31.2.0-3.el6.centos.x86_64.rpm, firefox-31.2.0-3.el7.centos.i686.rpm, firefox-31.2.0-3.el7.centos.src.rpm, firefox-31.2.0-3.el7.centos.x86_64.rpm, xulrunner-31.2.0-1.el7.centos.i686.rpm, xulrunner-31.2.0-1.el7.centos.src.rpm, xulrunner-31.2.0-1.el7.centos.x86_64.rpm, xulrunner-devel-31.2.0-1.el7.centos.i686.rpm, xulrunner-devel-31.2.0-1.el7.centos.x86_64.rpm
CVE-2014-1574, CVE-2014-1576, CVE-2014-1577, CVE-2014-1578, CVE-2014-1581, CVE-2014-1583
rhn.redhat.com, lists.centos.org, lists.centos.org, lists.centos.org
2014-10-15
2017-07-27 19:07
Important CentOS thunderbird Security Update
CVE-2014-1577 iceweasel
CVE-2014-1576 iceweasel
CVE-2014-1578 libvpx
CVE-2014-1574 icedove
CVE-2014-1581 iceweasel
CVE-2014-1578 icedove
CVE-2014-1574 iceweasel
CVE-2014-1578 iceweasel
CVE-2014-1583 iceweasel
CVE-2014-1581 icedove
CVE-2014-1576 icedove
CVE-2014-1577 icedove
CVE-2014-1578
CVE-2014-1581
CVE-2014-1574
CVE-2014-1577
CVE-2014-1576
CVE-2014-1583
2017-04-01 19:08
2017-01-05 20:12

Description


Updated firefox packages that fix multiple security issues are now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6, and 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Critical security
impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give
detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the
CVE links in the References section.

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-2014-1574, CVE-2014-1578, CVE-2014-1581, CVE-2014-1576,
CVE-2014-1577)

A flaw was found in the Alarm API, which allows applications to schedule
actions to be run in the future. A malicious web application could use this
flaw to bypass cross-origin restrictions. (CVE-2014-1583)

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting these issues.
Upstream acknowledges Bobby Holley, Christian Holler, David Bolter, Byron
Campen Jon Coppeard, Atte Kettunen, Holger Fuhrmannek, Abhishek Arya,
regenrecht, and Boris Zbarsky as the original reporters of these issues.

For technical details regarding these flaws, refer to the Mozilla security
advisories for Firefox 31.2.0 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 packages, which contain
Firefox version 31.2.0 ESR, which corrects these issues. After installing
the update, Firefox must be restarted for the changes to take effect.
Please see https://www.redhat.com/footer/terms-of-use.html

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Affected package information

Release Package Patched in
5 firefox firefox-31.2.0-3.el5.centos.i386.rpm
firefox firefox-31.2.0-3.el5.centos.src.rpm
firefox firefox-31.2.0-3.el5.centos.x86_64.rpm
6 firefox firefox-31.2.0-3.el6.centos.i686.rpm
firefox firefox-31.2.0-3.el6.centos.src.rpm
firefox firefox-31.2.0-3.el6.centos.x86_64.rpm
7 firefox firefox-31.2.0-3.el7.centos.i686.rpm
firefox firefox-31.2.0-3.el7.centos.src.rpm
firefox firefox-31.2.0-3.el7.centos.x86_64.rpm
xulrunner xulrunner-31.2.0-1.el7.centos.i686.rpm
xulrunner xulrunner-31.2.0-1.el7.centos.src.rpm
xulrunner xulrunner-31.2.0-1.el7.centos.x86_64.rpm
xulrunner-devel xulrunner-devel-31.2.0-1.el7.centos.i686.rpm
xulrunner-devel xulrunner-devel-31.2.0-1.el7.centos.x86_64.rpm