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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.871302
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Update for firefox RHSA-2015:0046-01
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-2014-8634, CVE-2014-8639, CVE-2014-8641)

It was found that the Beacon interface implementation in Firefox did not
follow the Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) specification. A web page
containing malicious content could allow a remote attacker to conduct a
Cross-Site Request Forgery (XSRF) attack. (CVE-2014-8638)

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting these issues.
Upstream acknowledges Christian Holler, Patrick McManus, Muneaki Nishimura,
Xiaofeng Zheng, and Mitchell Harper as the original reporters of these
issues.

For technical details regarding these flaws, refer to the Mozilla security
advisories for Firefox 31.4.0 ESR. You can find a link to the Mozilla
advisories in the References section of this erratum.

This update also fixes the following bug:

* The default dictionary for Firefox's spell checker is now correctly set
to the system's locale language. (BZ#643954, BZ#1150572)

All Firefox users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain
Firefox version 31.4.0 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-2014-8634
BugTraq ID: 72049
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/72049
Debian Security Information: DSA-3127 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3127
Debian Security Information: DSA-3132 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3132
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201504-01
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2015:0046
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0046.html
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2015:0047
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0047.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1031533
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1031534
http://secunia.com/advisories/62237
http://secunia.com/advisories/62242
http://secunia.com/advisories/62250
http://secunia.com/advisories/62253
http://secunia.com/advisories/62259
http://secunia.com/advisories/62273
http://secunia.com/advisories/62274
http://secunia.com/advisories/62283
http://secunia.com/advisories/62293
http://secunia.com/advisories/62304
http://secunia.com/advisories/62313
http://secunia.com/advisories/62315
http://secunia.com/advisories/62316
http://secunia.com/advisories/62418
http://secunia.com/advisories/62446
http://secunia.com/advisories/62657
http://secunia.com/advisories/62790
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2015:0171 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-01/msg00032.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2015:0173 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-01/msg00033.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2015:0180 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-01/msg00036.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2015:0077 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-01/msg00014.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2015:0133 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-01/msg00071.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2015:0192 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-02/msg00002.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-2460-1
XForce ISS Database: firefox-cve20148634-code-exec(99955)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/99955
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2014-8638
BugTraq ID: 72047
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/72047
XForce ISS Database: firefox-cve20148638-csrf(99958)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/99958
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2014-8639
BugTraq ID: 72046
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/72046
XForce ISS Database: firefox-cve20148639-session-hijacking(99959)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/99959
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2014-8641
BugTraq ID: 72044
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/72044
XForce ISS Database: firefox-cve20148641-dos(99961)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/99961
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