Red Hat: 2014:0448-01: firefox: Critical Advisory

    Date29 Apr 2014
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    Posted ByJoe Shakespeare
    An updated firefox package that fixes several security issues is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having Critical [More...]
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                       Red Hat Security Advisory
    
    Synopsis:          Critical: firefox security update
    Advisory ID:       RHSA-2014:0448-01
    Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux
    Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0448.html
    Issue date:        2014-04-29
    CVE Names:         CVE-2014-1518 CVE-2014-1523 CVE-2014-1524 
                       CVE-2014-1529 CVE-2014-1530 CVE-2014-1531 
                       CVE-2014-1532 
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    1. Summary:
    
    An updated firefox package that fixes several security issues is now
    available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.
    
    The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having Critical
    security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores,
    which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability
    from the CVE links in the References section.
    
    2. Relevant releases/architectures:
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server) - i386, ia64, ppc, s390x, x86_64
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client) - i386, x86_64
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6) - i386, x86_64
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node Optional (v. 6) - x86_64
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6) - i386, ppc64, s390x, x86_64
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6) - i386, x86_64
    
    3. Description:
    
    Mozilla Firefox is an open source web browser.
    
    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-2014-1518, CVE-2014-1524, CVE-2014-1529, CVE-2014-1531)
    
    A use-after-free flaw was found in the way Firefox resolved hosts in
    certain circumstances. An attacker could use this flaw to crash Firefox or,
    potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running
    Firefox. (CVE-2014-1532)
    
    An out-of-bounds read flaw was found in the way Firefox decoded JPEG
    images. Loading a web page containing a specially crafted JPEG image could
    cause Firefox to crash. (CVE-2014-1523)
    
    A flaw was found in the way Firefox handled browser navigations through
    history. An attacker could possibly use this flaw to cause the address bar
    of the browser to display a web page name while loading content from an
    entirely different web page, which could allow for cross-site scripting
    (XSS) attacks. (CVE-2014-1530)
    
    Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting these issues.
    Upstream acknowledges Bobby Holley, Carsten Book, Christoph Diehl, Gary
    Kwong, Jan de Mooij, Jesse Ruderman, Nathan Froyd, Christian Holler,
    Abhishek Arya, Mariusz Mlynski, moz_bug_r_a4, Nils, Tyson Smith, and Jesse
    Schwartzentrube as the original reporters of these issues.
    
    For technical details regarding these flaws, refer to the Mozilla security
    advisories for Firefox 24.5.0 ESR. You can find a link to the Mozilla
    advisories in the References section of this erratum.
    
    All Firefox users should upgrade to this updated package, which contains
    Firefox version 24.5.0 ESR, which corrects these issues. After installing
    the update, Firefox must be restarted for the changes to take effect.
    
    4. Solution:
    
    Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata
    relevant to your system have been applied.
    
    This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to
    use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
    https://access.redhat.com/site/articles/11258
    
    5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):
    
    1054242 - RHEVM: Extremely high memory usage in Firefox 24 ESR on RHEL 6.5
    1092657 - CVE-2014-1518 Mozilla: Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (rv:24.5) (MFSA 2014-34)
    1092660 - CVE-2014-1523 Mozilla: Out of bounds read while decoding JPG images (MFSA-2014-37)
    1092663 - CVE-2014-1524 Mozilla: Buffer overflow when using non-XBL object as XBL (MFSA 2014-38)
    1092664 - CVE-2014-1529 Mozilla: Privilege escalation through Web Notification API (MFSA 2014-42)
    1092666 - CVE-2014-1530 Mozilla: Cross-site scripting (XSS) using history navigations (MFSA 2014-43)
    1092668 - CVE-2014-1531 Mozilla: Use-after-free in imgLoader while resizing images (MFSA 2014-44)
    1092670 - CVE-2014-1532 Mozilla: Use-after-free in nsHostResolver (MFSA 2014-46)
    
    6. Package List:
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client):
    
    Source:
    ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/5Client/en/os/SRPMS/firefox-24.5.0-1.el5_10.src.rpm
    
    i386:
    firefox-24.5.0-1.el5_10.i386.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-24.5.0-1.el5_10.i386.rpm
    
    x86_64:
    firefox-24.5.0-1.el5_10.i386.rpm
    firefox-24.5.0-1.el5_10.x86_64.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-24.5.0-1.el5_10.i386.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-24.5.0-1.el5_10.x86_64.rpm
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server):
    
    Source:
    ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/5Server/en/os/SRPMS/firefox-24.5.0-1.el5_10.src.rpm
    
    i386:
    firefox-24.5.0-1.el5_10.i386.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-24.5.0-1.el5_10.i386.rpm
    
    ia64:
    firefox-24.5.0-1.el5_10.ia64.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-24.5.0-1.el5_10.ia64.rpm
    
    ppc:
    firefox-24.5.0-1.el5_10.ppc.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-24.5.0-1.el5_10.ppc.rpm
    
    s390x:
    firefox-24.5.0-1.el5_10.s390.rpm
    firefox-24.5.0-1.el5_10.s390x.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-24.5.0-1.el5_10.s390.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-24.5.0-1.el5_10.s390x.rpm
    
    x86_64:
    firefox-24.5.0-1.el5_10.i386.rpm
    firefox-24.5.0-1.el5_10.x86_64.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-24.5.0-1.el5_10.i386.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-24.5.0-1.el5_10.x86_64.rpm
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6):
    
    Source:
    ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Client/en/os/SRPMS/firefox-24.5.0-1.el6_5.src.rpm
    
    i386:
    firefox-24.5.0-1.el6_5.i686.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-24.5.0-1.el6_5.i686.rpm
    
    x86_64:
    firefox-24.5.0-1.el6_5.i686.rpm
    firefox-24.5.0-1.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-24.5.0-1.el6_5.i686.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-24.5.0-1.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node Optional (v. 6):
    
    Source:
    ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6ComputeNode/en/os/SRPMS/firefox-24.5.0-1.el6_5.src.rpm
    
    x86_64:
    firefox-24.5.0-1.el6_5.i686.rpm
    firefox-24.5.0-1.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-24.5.0-1.el6_5.i686.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-24.5.0-1.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6):
    
    Source:
    ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Server/en/os/SRPMS/firefox-24.5.0-1.el6_5.src.rpm
    
    i386:
    firefox-24.5.0-1.el6_5.i686.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-24.5.0-1.el6_5.i686.rpm
    
    ppc64:
    firefox-24.5.0-1.el6_5.ppc.rpm
    firefox-24.5.0-1.el6_5.ppc64.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-24.5.0-1.el6_5.ppc.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-24.5.0-1.el6_5.ppc64.rpm
    
    s390x:
    firefox-24.5.0-1.el6_5.s390.rpm
    firefox-24.5.0-1.el6_5.s390x.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-24.5.0-1.el6_5.s390.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-24.5.0-1.el6_5.s390x.rpm
    
    x86_64:
    firefox-24.5.0-1.el6_5.i686.rpm
    firefox-24.5.0-1.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-24.5.0-1.el6_5.i686.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-24.5.0-1.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6):
    
    Source:
    ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Workstation/en/os/SRPMS/firefox-24.5.0-1.el6_5.src.rpm
    
    i386:
    firefox-24.5.0-1.el6_5.i686.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-24.5.0-1.el6_5.i686.rpm
    
    x86_64:
    firefox-24.5.0-1.el6_5.i686.rpm
    firefox-24.5.0-1.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-24.5.0-1.el6_5.i686.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-24.5.0-1.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
    
    These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security.  Our key and
    details on how to verify the signature are available from
    https://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package
    
    7. References:
    
    https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-1518.html
    https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-1523.html
    https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-1524.html
    https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-1529.html
    https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-1530.html
    https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-1531.html
    https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-1532.html
    https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#critical
    https://www.mozilla.org/security/known-vulnerabilities/firefoxESR.html#firefox24.5
    
    8. Contact:
    
    The Red Hat security contact is .  More contact
    details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/
    
    Copyright 2014 Red Hat, Inc.
    
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