Critical CentOS firefox Security Update

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high
7.5
firefox-45.3.0-1.el5.centos.i386.rpm, firefox-45.3.0-1.el5.centos.src.rpm, firefox-45.3.0-1.el5.centos.x86_64.rpm, firefox-45.3.0-1.el6.centos.i686.rpm, firefox-45.3.0-1.el6.centos.src.rpm, firefox-45.3.0-1.el6.centos.x86_64.rpm, firefox-45.3.0-1.el7.centos.i686.rpm, firefox-45.3.0-1.el7.centos.src.rpm, firefox-45.3.0-1.el7.centos.x86_64.rpm
CVE-2016-2830, CVE-2016-2836, CVE-2016-2837, CVE-2016-2838, CVE-2016-5252, CVE-2016-5254, CVE-2016-5258, CVE-2016-5259, CVE-2016-5262, CVE-2016-5263, CVE-2016-5264, CVE-2016-5265
rhn.redhat.com, lists.centos.org, lists.centos.org, lists.centos.org
2016-08-03
2017-07-27 19:11
Important CentOS thunderbird Security Update
CVE-2016-5252 firefox-esr
CVE-2016-5254 firefox-esr
CVE-2016-2838 firefox-esr
CVE-2016-5263 firefox-esr
CVE-2016-2837 firefox
CVE-2016-2836 icedove
CVE-2016-5259 firefox
CVE-2016-5252 firefox
CVE-2016-5259 firefox-esr
CVE-2016-2837 firefox-esr
CVE-2016-5262 firefox-esr
CVE-2016-5265 firefox-esr
CVE-2016-5263 firefox
CVE-2016-2836 firefox
CVE-2016-5264 firefox-esr
CVE-2016-5258 firefox
CVE-2016-5264 firefox
CVE-2016-5258 firefox-esr
CVE-2016-5265 firefox
CVE-2016-2836 firefox-esr
CVE-2016-2838 firefox
CVE-2016-2830 firefox-esr
CVE-2016-5254 firefox
CVE-2016-2830 firefox
CVE-2016-5262 firefox
CVE-2016-5254
CVE-2016-2830
CVE-2016-5264
CVE-2016-2836
CVE-2016-5258
CVE-2016-2838
CVE-2016-5262
CVE-2016-5265
CVE-2016-5263
CVE-2016-2837
CVE-2016-5259
CVE-2016-5252
2017-04-01 19:10
2017-01-05 20:14

Description


An update for firefox is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Critical. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

Mozilla Firefox is an open source web browser.

This update upgrades Firefox to version 45.3.0 ESR.

Security Fix(es):

* Multiple 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-2016-2836, CVE-2016-5258, CVE-2016-5259, CVE-2016-5252, CVE-2016-5263, CVE-2016-2830, CVE-2016-2838, CVE-2016-5254, CVE-2016-5262, CVE-2016-5264, CVE-2016-5265, CVE-2016-2837)

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting these issues. Upstream acknowledges Looben Yang, Carsten Book, Christian Holler, Gary Kwong, Jesse Ruderman, Andrew McCreight, Phil Ringnalda, Philipp, Toni Huttunen, Georg Koppen, Abhishek Arya, Atte Kettunen, Nils, Nikita Arykov, and Abdulrahman Alqabandi as the original reporters.
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Affected package information

Release Package Patched in
5 firefox firefox-45.3.0-1.el5.centos.i386.rpm
firefox firefox-45.3.0-1.el5.centos.src.rpm
firefox firefox-45.3.0-1.el5.centos.x86_64.rpm
6 firefox firefox-45.3.0-1.el6.centos.i686.rpm
firefox firefox-45.3.0-1.el6.centos.src.rpm
firefox firefox-45.3.0-1.el6.centos.x86_64.rpm
7 firefox firefox-45.3.0-1.el7.centos.i686.rpm
firefox firefox-45.3.0-1.el7.centos.src.rpm
firefox firefox-45.3.0-1.el7.centos.x86_64.rpm