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ELSA-2013-0271 -- Oracle firefox,xulrunner,yelp and devhelp

ID: oval:org.secpod.oval:def:1500059Date: (C)2013-03-20   (M)2017-09-22
Class: PATCHFamily: unix




Updated firefox packages that fix several security issues are now availablefor Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having criticalsecurity impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System base scores,which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerabilityfrom the CVE links in the References section. Mozilla Firefox is an open source web browser. XULRunner provides the XULRuntime environment for Mozilla Firefox.Several flaws were found in the processing of malformed web content. Aweb page containing malicious content could cause Firefox to crash or,potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the userrunning Firefox. It was found that, after canceling a proxy server's authenticationprompt, the address bar continued to show the requested site's address. Anattacker could use this flaw to conduct phishing attacks by tricking auser into believing they are viewing a trusted site. Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting these issues.Upstream acknowledges Nils, Abhishek Arya, Olli Pettay, Christoph Diehl,Gary Kwong, Jesse Ruderman, Andrew McCreight, Joe Drew, Wayne Mery, andMichal Zalewski as the original reporters of these issues.For technical details regarding these flaws, refer to the Mozilla securityadvisories for Firefox 17.0.3 ESR. You can find a link to the Mozillaadvisories in the References section of this erratum.Note that due to a Kerberos credentials change, the following configurationsteps may be required when using Firefox 17.0.3 ESR with the EnterpriseIdentity Management web interface:https://access.redhat.com/knowledge/solutions/294303Important: Firefox 17 is not completely backwards-compatible with allMozilla add-ons and Firefox plug-ins that worked with Firefox 10.0.Firefox 17 checks compatibility on first-launch, and, depending on theindividual configuration and the installed add-ons and plug-ins, maydisable said Add-ons and plug-ins, or attempt to check for updates andupgrade them. Add-ons and plug-ins may have to be manually updated.All Firefox users should upgrade to these updated packages, which containFirefox version 17.0.3 ESR, which corrects these issues. After installingthe update, Firefox must be restarted for the changes to take effect. Solution Before applying this update, make sure all previously-released erratarelevant to your system have been applied.This update is available via the Red Hat Network

Platform:
Oracle Linux 5
Product:
firefox
xulrunner
yelp
devhelp
Reference:
ELSA-2013-0271
CVE-2013-0775
CVE-2013-0776
CVE-2013-0780
CVE-2013-0782
CVE-2013-0783
CVE    5
CVE-2013-0775
CVE-2013-0776
CVE-2013-0780
CVE-2013-0783
...
CPE    180
cpe:/a:devhelp:devhelp
cpe:/a:xulrunner:xulrunner
cpe:/a:yelp:yelp
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:14.0
...

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