(RHSA-2017:0190) Critical: firefox security update

2017-01-25T05:00:00
ID RHSA-2017:0190
Type redhat
Reporter RedHat
Modified 2018-06-06T20:24:12

Description

Mozilla Firefox is an open source web browser.

This update upgrades Firefox to version 45.7.0 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-2017-5373, CVE-2017-5375, CVE-2017-5376, CVE-2017-5378, CVE-2017-5380, CVE-2017-5383, CVE-2017-5386, CVE-2017-5390, CVE-2017-5396)

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting these issues. Upstream acknowledges Jann Horn, Filipe Gomes, Muneaki Nishimura, Nils, Armin Razmjou, Christian Holler, Gary Kwong, Andre Bargull, Jan de Mooij, Tom Schuster, Oriol, Rh0, Nicolas Gregoire, and Jerri Rice as the original reporters.