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RHSA-2008:0598: firefox security update

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RHSA-2008:0598: firefox security update

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
06/19/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/16/2008
Modified
07/12/2017

Description

An updated firefox package that fixes various security issues is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4. This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

Mozilla Firefox is an open source Web browser. An integer overflow flaw was found in the way Firefox displayed certain web content. A malicious web site could cause Firefox to crash, or execute arbitrary code with the permissions of the user running Firefox. (CVE-2008-2785) A flaw was found in the way Firefox handled certain command line URLs. If another application passed Firefox a malformed URL, it could result in Firefox executing local malicious content with chrome privileges. (CVE-2008-2933) All firefox users should upgrade to this updated package, which contains backported patches that correct these issues.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-firefox

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