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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Update for firefox RHSA-2012:1482-01
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'firefox'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
The remote host is missing an update for the 'firefox'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
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-2012-4214, CVE-2012-4215, CVE-2012-4216, CVE-2012-5829,
CVE-2012-5830, CVE-2012-5833, CVE-2012-5835, CVE-2012-5839, CVE-2012-5840,

A buffer overflow flaw was found in the way Firefox handled GIF (Graphics
Interchange Format) images. A web page containing a malicious GIF image
could cause Firefox to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user running Firefox. (CVE-2012-4202)

For technical details regarding these flaws, refer to the Mozilla security
advisories for Firefox 10.0.11 ESR. You can find a link to the Mozilla
advisories in the References section of this erratum.

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting these issues.
Upstream acknowledges Abhishek Arya, miaubiz, Jesse Ruderman, Andrew
McCreight, Bob Clary, Kyle Huey, Atte Kettunen, Mariusz Mlynski, Masato
Kinugawa, Bobby Holley, and moz_bug_r_a4 as the original reporters of these

All Firefox users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain
Firefox version 10.0.11 ESR, which corrects these issues. After installing
the update, Firefox must be restarted for the changes to take effect.

Affected Software/OS:
firefox on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

Please Install the Updated Packages.

CVSS Score:

CVSS Vector:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-4201
BugTraq ID: 56618
Debian Security Information: DSA-2583 (Google Search)
Debian Security Information: DSA-2584 (Google Search)
Debian Security Information: DSA-2588 (Google Search)
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2012:1482
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2012:1483
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2012:1592 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2012:1583 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2012:1585 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2012:1586 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2013:0175 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: firefox-evalinsandbox-sec-bypass(80171)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-4202
BugTraq ID: 56614
XForce ISS Database: mozilla-firefox-gif-bo(80170)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-4207
BugTraq ID: 56632
XForce ISS Database: firefox-hzgb2312-xss(80179)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-4209
BugTraq ID: 56629
XForce ISS Database: firefox-toplocation-xss(80181)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-4210
BugTraq ID: 56646
XForce ISS Database: firefox-style-inspector-priv-esc(80182)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-4214
BugTraq ID: 56628
XForce ISS Database: firefox-nstexteditorstate-code-exec(80187)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-4215
BugTraq ID: 56633
XForce ISS Database: firefox-fireclipboard-code-exec(80188)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-4216
BugTraq ID: 56634
XForce ISS Database: firefox-getfontentry-code-exec(80189)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-5829
BugTraq ID: 56636
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2013:0048 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2013:0049 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2013:0131 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2013:0149 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: firefox-onexposeevent-bo(80195)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-5830
XForce ISS Database: firefox-html-file-code-execution(80183)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-5833
BugTraq ID: 56642
XForce ISS Database: firefox-teximage2d-calls-code-exec(80184)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-5835
BugTraq ID: 56643
XForce ISS Database: firefox-webgl-bufferdata-overflow(80185)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-5839
BugTraq ID: 56637
XForce ISS Database: firefox-gfxshapedword-bo(80196)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-5840
BugTraq ID: 56635
XForce ISS Database: mozilla-prepareeditor-code-exec(80190)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-5841
BugTraq ID: 56631
XForce ISS Database: mozilla-wrappers-security-bypass(80178)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-5842
BugTraq ID: 56611
XForce ISS Database: firefox-seamonkey-code-exec(80169)
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