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RHSA-2010:0112: firefox security update

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RHSA-2010:0112: firefox security update

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
02/22/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/26/2010
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Mozilla Firefox is an open source Web browser. XULRunner provides the XULRuntime environment for Mozilla Firefox.A use-after-free flaw was found in Firefox. Under low memory conditions,visiting a web page containing malicious content could result in Firefoxexecuting arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Firefox.(CVE-2009-1571)Several flaws were found in the processing of malformed web content. A webpage containing malicious content could cause Firefox to crash or,potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user runningFirefox. (CVE-2010-0159, CVE-2010-0160)Two flaws were found in the way certain content was processed. An attackercould use these flaws to create a malicious web page that could bypass thesame-origin policy, or possibly run untrusted JavaScript. (CVE-2009-3988,CVE-2010-0162)For technical details regarding these flaws, refer to the Mozilla securityadvisories for Firefox 3.0.18. You can find a link to the Mozillaadvisories in the References section of this errata.All Firefox users should upgrade to these updated packages, which containFirefox version 3.0.18, which corrects these issues. After installing theupdate, Firefox must be restarted for the changes to take effect.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-firefox
  • redhat-upgrade-xulrunner
  • redhat-upgrade-xulrunner-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-xulrunner-devel-unstable

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