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RHSA-2015:1834: firefox security update

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RHSA-2015:1834: firefox security update

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/22/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/23/2015
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Mozilla Firefox is an open source web browser. XULRunner provides the XULRuntime environment for Mozilla Firefox.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-2015-4500, CVE-2015-4506, CVE-2015-4509, CVE-2015-4511,CVE-2015-4517, CVE-2015-4521, CVE-2015-4522, CVE-2015-7174, CVE-2015-7175,CVE-2015-7176, CVE-2015-7177, CVE-2015-7180)Two information leak flaws were found in the processing of malformed webcontent. A web page containing malicious content could cause Firefox todisclose sensitive information or, in certain cases, crash. (CVE-2015-4519,CVE-2015-4520)Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting these issues.Upstream acknowledges Andrew Osmond, Olli Pettay, Andrew Sutherland,Christian Holler, David Major, Andrew McCreight, Cameron McCormack, KhalilZhani, Atte Kettunen, Ronald Crane, Mario Gomes, and Ehsan Akhgari as theoriginal reporters of these issues.All Firefox users should upgrade to these updated packages, which containFirefox version 38.3.0 ESR, which corrects these issues. After installingthe update, Firefox must be restarted for the changes to take effect.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-firefox
  • redhat-upgrade-firefox-debuginfo

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