RedHat: RHSA-2020-0512:01 Important: firefox security update

    Date16 Feb 2020
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    An update for firefox is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability
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                       Red Hat Security Advisory
    
    Synopsis:          Important: firefox security update
    Advisory ID:       RHSA-2020:0512-01
    Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux
    Advisory URL:      https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:0512
    Issue date:        2020-02-17
    CVE Names:         CVE-2020-6796 CVE-2020-6798 CVE-2020-6800 
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    1. Summary:
    
    An update for firefox is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.
    
    Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact
    of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score,
    which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability
    from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
    
    2. Relevant releases/architectures:
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux AppStream (v. 8) - aarch64, ppc64le, s390x, x86_64
    
    3. Description:
    
    Mozilla Firefox is an open-source web browser, designed for standards
    compliance, performance, and portability.
    
    This update upgrades Firefox to version 68.5.0 ESR.
    
    Security Fix(es):
    
    * Mozilla: Missing bounds check on shared memory read in the parent process
    (CVE-2020-6796)
    
    * Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 73 and Firefox ESR 68.5
    (CVE-2020-6800)
    
    * Mozilla: Incorrect parsing of template tag could result in JavaScript
    injection (CVE-2020-6798)
    
    For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS
    score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE
    page(s) listed in the References section.
    
    4. Solution:
    
    For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes
    described in this advisory, refer to:
    
    https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258
    
    After installing the update, Firefox must be restarted for the changes to
    take effect.
    
    5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):
    
    1801916 - CVE-2020-6796 Mozilla: Missing bounds check on shared memory read in the parent process
    1801918 - CVE-2020-6798 Mozilla: Incorrect parsing of template tag could result in JavaScript injection
    1801920 - CVE-2020-6800 Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 73 and Firefox ESR 68.5
    
    6. Package List:
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux AppStream (v. 8):
    
    Source:
    firefox-68.5.0-2.el8_1.src.rpm
    
    aarch64:
    firefox-68.5.0-2.el8_1.aarch64.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-68.5.0-2.el8_1.aarch64.rpm
    firefox-debugsource-68.5.0-2.el8_1.aarch64.rpm
    
    ppc64le:
    firefox-68.5.0-2.el8_1.ppc64le.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-68.5.0-2.el8_1.ppc64le.rpm
    firefox-debugsource-68.5.0-2.el8_1.ppc64le.rpm
    
    s390x:
    firefox-68.5.0-2.el8_1.s390x.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-68.5.0-2.el8_1.s390x.rpm
    firefox-debugsource-68.5.0-2.el8_1.s390x.rpm
    
    x86_64:
    firefox-68.5.0-2.el8_1.x86_64.rpm
    firefox-debuginfo-68.5.0-2.el8_1.x86_64.rpm
    firefox-debugsource-68.5.0-2.el8_1.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/
    
    7. References:
    
    https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-6796
    https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-6798
    https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-6800
    https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important
    
    8. Contact:
    
    The Red Hat security contact is . More contact
    details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/
    
    Copyright 2020 Red Hat, Inc.
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