Red Hat: 2014:1919-01: firefox: Critical Advisory

    Date02 Dec 2014
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    Posted ByJoe Shakespeare
    Updated firefox packages that fix multiple security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6, and 7. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Critical security [More...]
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                       Red Hat Security Advisory
    
    Synopsis:          Critical: firefox security update
    Advisory ID:       RHSA-2014:1919-01
    Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux
    Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1919.html
    Issue date:        2014-12-02
    CVE Names:         CVE-2014-1587 CVE-2014-1590 CVE-2014-1592 
                       CVE-2014-1593 CVE-2014-1594 
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    1. Summary:
    
    Updated firefox packages that fix multiple security issues are now
    available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6, and 7.
    
    Red Hat Product Security 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 Client (v. 7) - x86_64
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Client Optional (v. 7) - 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 Desktop Optional (v. 6) - 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 Server (v. 7) - ppc64, s390x, x86_64
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional (v. 6) - ppc64, s390x, x86_64
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional (v. 7) - ppc64, s390x, x86_64
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6) - i386, x86_64
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 7) - x86_64
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Optional (v. 6) - x86_64
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Optional (v. 7) - x86_64
    
    3. Description:
    
    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-2014-1587, CVE-2014-1590, CVE-2014-1592, CVE-2014-1593)
    
    A flaw was found in the Alarm API, which could allow applications to
    schedule actions to be run in the future. A malicious web application could
    use this flaw to bypass the same-origin policy. (CVE-2014-1594)
    
    This update disables SSL 3.0 support by default in Firefox. Details on how
    to re-enable SSL 3.0 support are available at:
    https://access.redhat.com/articles/1283153
    
    Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting these issues.
    Upstream acknowledges Gary Kwong, Randell Jesup, Nils Ohlmeier, Jesse
    Ruderman, Max Jonas Werner, Joe Vennix, Berend-Jan Wever, Abhishek Arya,
    and Boris Zbarsky as the original reporters of these issues.
    
    For technical details regarding these flaws, refer to the Mozilla security
    advisories for Firefox 31.3.0 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 31.3.0 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/articles/11258
    
    5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):
    
    1169201 - CVE-2014-1587 Mozilla: Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (rv:31.3) (MFSA 2014-83)
    1169206 - CVE-2014-1590 Mozilla: XMLHttpRequest crashes with some input streams (MFSA 2014-85)
    1169208 - CVE-2014-1592 Mozilla: Use-after-free during HTML5 parsing (MFSA 2014-87)
    1169209 - CVE-2014-1593 Mozilla: Buffer overflow while parsing media content (MFSA 2014-88)
    1169210 - CVE-2014-1594 Mozilla: Bad casting from the BasicThebesLayer to BasicContainerLayer (MFSA 2014-89)
    
    6. Package List:
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client):
    
    Source:
    firefox-31.3.0-4.el5_11.src.rpm
    
    i386:
    firefox-31.3.0-4.el5_11.i386.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-31.3.0-4.el5_11.i386.rpm
    
    x86_64:
    firefox-31.3.0-4.el5_11.i386.rpm
    firefox-31.3.0-4.el5_11.x86_64.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-31.3.0-4.el5_11.i386.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-31.3.0-4.el5_11.x86_64.rpm
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server):
    
    Source:
    firefox-31.3.0-4.el5_11.src.rpm
    
    i386:
    firefox-31.3.0-4.el5_11.i386.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-31.3.0-4.el5_11.i386.rpm
    
    ia64:
    firefox-31.3.0-4.el5_11.ia64.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-31.3.0-4.el5_11.ia64.rpm
    
    ppc:
    firefox-31.3.0-4.el5_11.ppc.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-31.3.0-4.el5_11.ppc.rpm
    
    s390x:
    firefox-31.3.0-4.el5_11.s390.rpm
    firefox-31.3.0-4.el5_11.s390x.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-31.3.0-4.el5_11.s390.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-31.3.0-4.el5_11.s390x.rpm
    
    x86_64:
    firefox-31.3.0-4.el5_11.i386.rpm
    firefox-31.3.0-4.el5_11.x86_64.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-31.3.0-4.el5_11.i386.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-31.3.0-4.el5_11.x86_64.rpm
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6):
    
    Source:
    firefox-31.3.0-3.el6_6.src.rpm
    
    i386:
    firefox-31.3.0-3.el6_6.i686.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-31.3.0-3.el6_6.i686.rpm
    
    x86_64:
    firefox-31.3.0-3.el6_6.x86_64.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-31.3.0-3.el6_6.x86_64.rpm
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Optional (v. 6):
    
    x86_64:
    firefox-31.3.0-3.el6_6.i686.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-31.3.0-3.el6_6.i686.rpm
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node Optional (v. 6):
    
    Source:
    firefox-31.3.0-3.el6_6.src.rpm
    
    x86_64:
    firefox-31.3.0-3.el6_6.i686.rpm
    firefox-31.3.0-3.el6_6.x86_64.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-31.3.0-3.el6_6.i686.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-31.3.0-3.el6_6.x86_64.rpm
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6):
    
    Source:
    firefox-31.3.0-3.el6_6.src.rpm
    
    i386:
    firefox-31.3.0-3.el6_6.i686.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-31.3.0-3.el6_6.i686.rpm
    
    ppc64:
    firefox-31.3.0-3.el6_6.ppc64.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-31.3.0-3.el6_6.ppc64.rpm
    
    s390x:
    firefox-31.3.0-3.el6_6.s390x.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-31.3.0-3.el6_6.s390x.rpm
    
    x86_64:
    firefox-31.3.0-3.el6_6.x86_64.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-31.3.0-3.el6_6.x86_64.rpm
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional (v. 6):
    
    ppc64:
    firefox-31.3.0-3.el6_6.ppc.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-31.3.0-3.el6_6.ppc.rpm
    
    s390x:
    firefox-31.3.0-3.el6_6.s390.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-31.3.0-3.el6_6.s390.rpm
    
    x86_64:
    firefox-31.3.0-3.el6_6.i686.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-31.3.0-3.el6_6.i686.rpm
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6):
    
    Source:
    firefox-31.3.0-3.el6_6.src.rpm
    
    i386:
    firefox-31.3.0-3.el6_6.i686.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-31.3.0-3.el6_6.i686.rpm
    
    x86_64:
    firefox-31.3.0-3.el6_6.x86_64.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-31.3.0-3.el6_6.x86_64.rpm
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Optional (v. 6):
    
    x86_64:
    firefox-31.3.0-3.el6_6.i686.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-31.3.0-3.el6_6.i686.rpm
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Client (v. 7):
    
    Source:
    firefox-31.3.0-3.el7_0.src.rpm
    
    x86_64:
    firefox-31.3.0-3.el7_0.x86_64.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-31.3.0-3.el7_0.x86_64.rpm
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Client Optional (v. 7):
    
    x86_64:
    firefox-31.3.0-3.el7_0.i686.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-31.3.0-3.el7_0.i686.rpm
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 7):
    
    Source:
    firefox-31.3.0-3.el7_0.src.rpm
    
    ppc64:
    firefox-31.3.0-3.el7_0.ppc64.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-31.3.0-3.el7_0.ppc64.rpm
    
    s390x:
    firefox-31.3.0-3.el7_0.s390x.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-31.3.0-3.el7_0.s390x.rpm
    
    x86_64:
    firefox-31.3.0-3.el7_0.x86_64.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-31.3.0-3.el7_0.x86_64.rpm
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional (v. 7):
    
    ppc64:
    firefox-31.3.0-3.el7_0.ppc.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-31.3.0-3.el7_0.ppc.rpm
    
    s390x:
    firefox-31.3.0-3.el7_0.s390.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-31.3.0-3.el7_0.s390.rpm
    
    x86_64:
    firefox-31.3.0-3.el7_0.i686.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-31.3.0-3.el7_0.i686.rpm
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 7):
    
    Source:
    firefox-31.3.0-3.el7_0.src.rpm
    
    x86_64:
    firefox-31.3.0-3.el7_0.x86_64.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-31.3.0-3.el7_0.x86_64.rpm
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Optional (v. 7):
    
    x86_64:
    firefox-31.3.0-3.el7_0.i686.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-31.3.0-3.el7_0.i686.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/
    
    7. References:
    
    https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-1587
    https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-1590
    https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-1592
    https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-1593
    https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-1594
    https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#critical
    https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/known-vulnerabilities/firefox-esr/#firefoxesr31.3
    https://access.redhat.com/articles/1283153
    
    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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