(RHSA-2016:2843) Critical: firefox security update

2016-12-01T05:00:00
ID RHSA-2016:2843
Type redhat
Reporter RedHat
Modified 2018-06-06T20:24:15

Description

Mozilla Firefox is an open source web browser.

This update upgrades Firefox to version 45.5.1 ESR.

Security Fix(es):

  • A flaw was 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-2016-9079)

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue.