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Overview

Id RHSA-2015:0718-01
Name Red Hat 2015:0718-01 RHSA Critical: firefox security update for RHEL 5 x86
Vendor Name red_hat
Product None
Content Type Critical Critical
Language(s)
Operating System(s) Linux 
Released On 24 Mar 2015 12:00:00

RHSA-2015:0718-01

Red Hat 2015:0718-01 RHSA Critical: firefox security update for RHEL 5 x86

Vendor Name

red_hat

Product

None

Released On

24 Mar 2015 12:00:00

Url

https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0718.html

Description

LSAC(v2)
Mozilla Firefox is an open source web browser. XULRunner provides the XUL Runtime environment for Mozilla Firefox. Two 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-2015-0817, CVE-2015-0818) Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting these issues. Upstream acknowledges ilxu1a and Mariusz Mlynski as the original reporters of these issues. All Firefox users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain Firefox version 31.5.3 ESR, which corrects these issues. After installing the update, Firefox must be restarted for the changes to take effect.

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