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Overview

Id RHSA-2016:0373-01
Name Red Hat 2016:0373-01 RHSA Critical: firefox security update for RHEL 5 x86
Vendor Name red_hat
Product firefox
Content Type Critical Critical
Language(s)
Operating System(s) Linux 
Released On 09 Mar 2016 12:00:00

RHSA-2016:0373-01

Red Hat 2016:0373-01 RHSA Critical: firefox security update for RHEL 5 x86

Vendor Name

red_hat

Product

firefox

Released On

09 Mar 2016 12:00:00

Url

https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0373.html

Description

LSAC(v2)
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-2016-1952, CVE-2016-1954, CVE-2016-1957, CVE-2016-1958, CVE-2016-1960, CVE-2016-1961, CVE-2016-1962, CVE-2016-1973, CVE-2016-1974, CVE-2016-1964, CVE-2016-1965, CVE-2016-1966) Multiple security flaws were found in the graphite2 font library shipped with Firefox. 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-2016-1977, CVE-2016-2790, CVE-2016-2791, CVE-2016-2792, CVE-2016-2793, CVE-2016-2794, CVE-2016-2795, CVE-2016-2796, CVE-2016-2797, CVE-2016-2798, CVE-2016-2799, CVE-2016-2800, CVE-2016-2801, CVE-2016-2802) Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting these issues. Upstream acknowledges Bob Clary, Christoph Diehl, Christian Holler, Andrew McCreight, Daniel Holbert, Jesse Ruderman, Randell Jesup, Nicolas Golubovic, Jose Martinez, Romina Santillan, Abdulrahman Alqabandi, ca0nguyen, lokihardt, Dominique Hazaël-Massieux, Nicolas Grégoire, Tsubasa Iinuma, the Communications Electronics Security Group (UK) of the GCHQ, Holger Fuhrmannek, Ronald Crane, and Tyson Smith as the original reporters of these issues. All Firefox users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain Firefox version 38.7.0 ESR, which corrects these issues. After installing the update, Firefox must be restarted for the changes to take effect.

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Last Updated: 27 May 2016 11:23:16