firefox security update

2017-04-20T22:44:21
ID CESA-2017:1104
Type centos
Reporter CentOS Project
Modified 2017-04-20T22:44:21

Description

CentOS Errata and Security Advisory CESA-2017:1104

Mozilla Firefox is an open source web browser.

This update upgrades Firefox to version 52.1.0 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-2017-5429, CVE-2017-5432, CVE-2017-5433, CVE-2017-5434, CVE-2017-5435, CVE-2017-5436, CVE-2017-5437, CVE-2017-5438, CVE-2017-5439, CVE-2017-5440, CVE-2017-5441, CVE-2017-5442, CVE-2017-5443, CVE-2017-5444, CVE-2017-5445, CVE-2017-5446, CVE-2017-5447, CVE-2017-5448, CVE-2017-5449, CVE-2017-5459, CVE-2017-5460, CVE-2017-5464, CVE-2017-5465, CVE-2017-5469)

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting these issues. Upstream acknowledges Mozilla developers and community, Nils, Holger Fuhrmannek, Atte Kettunen, Huzaifa Sidhpurwala, Nicolas Grégoire, Chamal De Silva, Chun Han Hsiao, Ivan Fratric of Google Project Zero, Anonymous working with Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative, and Petr Cerny as the original reporters.

Merged security bulletin from advisories: http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2017-April/022394.html

Affected packages: firefox

Upstream details at: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-1104.html