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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.871267
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Update for firefox RHSA-2014:1635-01
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-2014-1574, CVE-2014-1578, CVE-2014-1581, CVE-2014-1576,
CVE-2014-1577)

A flaw was found in the Alarm API, which allows applications to schedule
actions to be run in the future. A malicious web application could use this
flaw to bypass cross-origin restrictions. (CVE-2014-1583)

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting these issues.
Upstream acknowledges Bobby Holley, Christian Holler, David Bolter, Byron
Campen Jon Coppeard, Atte Kettunen, Holger Fuhrmannek, Abhishek Arya,
regenrecht, and Boris Zbarsky as the original reporters of these issues.

For technical details regarding these flaws, refer to the Mozilla security
advisories for Firefox 31.2.0 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 31.2.0 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 Server (v. 7),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

Solution:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

CVSS Score:
7.5

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

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2014-1574
BugTraq ID: 70436
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/70436
Debian Security Information: DSA-3050 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-3050
Debian Security Information: DSA-3061 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-3061
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2014-October/141085.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2014-November/141796.html
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201504-01
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2014:1635
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1635.html
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2014:1647
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1647.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1031028
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1031030
http://secunia.com/advisories/61387
http://secunia.com/advisories/61854
http://secunia.com/advisories/62021
http://secunia.com/advisories/62022
http://secunia.com/advisories/62023
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2014:1343 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-11/msg00000.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2014:1344 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-11/msg00001.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2014:1345 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-11/msg00002.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2014:1346 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-11/msg00003.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2015:0138 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-01/msg00024.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2015:1266 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-07/msg00031.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2372-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2373-1
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2014-1576
BugTraq ID: 70430
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/70430
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2014-1577
BugTraq ID: 70440
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/70440
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2014-1578
BugTraq ID: 70428
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/70428
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2014-1581
BugTraq ID: 70426
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/70426
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2014-1583
BugTraq ID: 70424
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/70424
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