firefox security update

2015-09-22T20:41:17
ID CESA-2015:1834
Type centos
Reporter CentOS Project
Modified 2015-09-22T23:26:43

Description

CentOS Errata and Security Advisory CESA-2015:1834

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-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 web content. A web page containing malicious content could cause Firefox to disclose 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, Khalil Zhani, Atte Kettunen, Ronald Crane, Mario Gomes, and Ehsan Akhgari as the original reporters of these issues.

All Firefox users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain Firefox version 38.3.0 ESR, which corrects these issues. After installing the update, Firefox must be restarted for the changes to take effect.

Merged security bulletin from advisories: http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2015-September/033452.html http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2015-September/033453.html http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2015-September/033454.html

Affected packages: firefox

Upstream details at: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1834.html