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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.871118
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Update for firefox RHSA-2014:0132-01
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'firefox'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
Description:Summary:
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-2014-1477, CVE-2014-1482, CVE-2014-1486)

A flaw was found in the way Firefox handled error messages related to web
workers. An attacker could use this flaw to bypass the same-origin policy,
which could lead to cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks, or could
potentially be used to gather authentication tokens and other data from
third-party websites. (CVE-2014-1487)

A flaw was found in the implementation of System Only Wrappers (SOW).
An attacker could use this flaw to crash Firefox. When combined with other
vulnerabilities, this flaw could have additional security implications.
(CVE-2014-1479)

It was found that the Firefox JavaScript engine incorrectly handled window
objects. A remote attacker could use this flaw to bypass certain security
checks and possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2014-1481)

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting these issues.
Upstream acknowledges Christian Holler, Terrence Cole, Jesse Ruderman, Gary
Kwong, Eric Rescorla, Jonathan Kew, Dan Gohman, Ryan VanderMeulen, Sotaro
Ikeda, Cody Crews, Fredrik 'Flonka' Lonnqvist, Arthur Gerkis, Masato
Kinugawa, and Boris Zbarsky as the original reporters of these issues.

For technical details regarding these flaws, refer to the Mozilla security
advisories for Firefox 24.3.0 ESR. You can find a link to the Mozilla
advisories in the References section of this erratum.

All Firefox users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain
Firefox version 24.3.0 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)

Solution:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

CVSS Score:
10.0

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2014-1477
BugTraq ID: 65317
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/65317
Debian Security Information: DSA-2858 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-2858
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2014-February/127966.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2014-February/129218.html
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201504-01
http://osvdb.org/102864
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2014:0132
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0132.html
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2014:0133
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0133.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1029717
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1029720
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1029721
http://secunia.com/advisories/56706
http://secunia.com/advisories/56761
http://secunia.com/advisories/56763
http://secunia.com/advisories/56767
http://secunia.com/advisories/56787
http://secunia.com/advisories/56858
http://secunia.com/advisories/56888
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2014:0248 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-02/msg00010.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2014:0212 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-02/msg00004.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2014:0213 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-02/msg00005.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2014:0419 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-03/msg00017.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2102-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2102-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2119-1
XForce ISS Database: firefox-cve20141477-code-exec(90899)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/90899
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2014-1479
BugTraq ID: 65320
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/65320
http://osvdb.org/102866
http://secunia.com/advisories/56922
XForce ISS Database: firefox-cve20141479-sec-bypass(90898)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/90898
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2014-1481
BugTraq ID: 65326
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/65326
http://osvdb.org/102863
XForce ISS Database: firefox-cve20141481-sec-bypass(90883)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/90883
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2014-1482
BugTraq ID: 65328
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/65328
http://osvdb.org/102868
XForce ISS Database: firefox-cve20141482-code-exec(90894)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/90894
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2014-1486
BugTraq ID: 65334
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/65334
http://osvdb.org/102872
XForce ISS Database: firefox-cve20141486-code-exec(90890)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/90890
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2014-1487
BugTraq ID: 65330
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/65330
http://osvdb.org/102873
XForce ISS Database: mozilla-cve20141487-info-disc(90889)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/90889
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