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Red Hat: 2012:1482-01: firefox: Critical Advisory Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
RedHat Linux Updated firefox packages that fix several security issues are 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-2012:1482-01
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1482.html
Issue date:        2012-11-20
CVE Names:         CVE-2012-4201 CVE-2012-4202 CVE-2012-4207 
                   CVE-2012-4209 CVE-2012-4210 CVE-2012-4214 
                   CVE-2012-4215 CVE-2012-4216 CVE-2012-5829 
                   CVE-2012-5830 CVE-2012-5833 CVE-2012-5835 
                   CVE-2012-5839 CVE-2012-5840 CVE-2012-5841 
                   CVE-2012-5842 
=====================================================================

1. Summary:

Updated firefox packages that fix several security issues are 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:

RHEL Desktop Workstation (v. 5 client) - i386, x86_64
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 Desktop Optional (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 Server Optional (v. 6) - i386, ppc64, s390x, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6) - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Optional (v. 6) - i386, 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-2012-4214, CVE-2012-4215, CVE-2012-4216, CVE-2012-5829,
CVE-2012-5830, CVE-2012-5833, CVE-2012-5835, CVE-2012-5839, CVE-2012-5840,
CVE-2012-5842)

A buffer overflow flaw was found in the way Firefox handled GIF (Graphics
Interchange Format) images. A web page containing a malicious GIF image
could cause Firefox to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user running Firefox. (CVE-2012-4202)

A flaw was found in the way the Style Inspector tool in Firefox handled
certain Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). Running the tool (Tools -> Web
Developer -> Inspect) on malicious CSS could result in the execution of
HTML and CSS content with chrome privileges. (CVE-2012-4210)

A flaw was found in the way Firefox decoded the HZ-GB-2312 character
encoding. A web page containing malicious content could cause Firefox to
run JavaScript code with the permissions of a different website.
(CVE-2012-4207)

A flaw was found in the location object implementation in Firefox.
Malicious content could possibly use this flaw to allow restricted content
to be loaded by plug-ins. (CVE-2012-4209)

A flaw was found in the way cross-origin wrappers were implemented.
Malicious content could use this flaw to perform cross-site scripting
attacks. (CVE-2012-5841)

A flaw was found in the evalInSandbox implementation in Firefox. Malicious
content could use this flaw to perform cross-site scripting attacks.
(CVE-2012-4201)

For technical details regarding these flaws, refer to the Mozilla security
advisories for Firefox 10.0.11 ESR. You can find a link to the Mozilla
advisories in the References section of this erratum.

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting these issues.
Upstream acknowledges Abhishek Arya, miaubiz, Jesse Ruderman, Andrew
McCreight, Bob Clary, Kyle Huey, Atte Kettunen, Mariusz Mlynski, Masato
Kinugawa, Bobby Holley, and moz_bug_r_a4 as the original reporters of these
issues.

All Firefox users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain
Firefox version 10.0.11 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/knowledge/articles/11258

5. Bugs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

877614 - CVE-2012-5842 Mozilla: Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (rv:10.0.11) (MFSA 2012-91)
877615 - CVE-2012-4202 Mozilla: Buffer overflow while rendering GIF images (MFSA 2012-92)
877616 - CVE-2012-4201 Mozilla: evalInSanbox location context incorrectly applied (MFSA 2012-93)
877628 - CVE-2012-5841 Mozilla: Improper security filtering for cross-origin wrappers (MFSA 2012-100)
877629 - CVE-2012-4207 Mozilla: Improper character decoding in HZ-GB-2312 charset (MFSA 2012-101)
877632 - CVE-2012-4209 Mozilla: Frames can shadow top.location (MFSA 2012-103)
877633 - CVE-2012-4210 Mozilla: CSS and HTML injection through Style Inspector (MFSA 2012-104)
877634 - CVE-2012-4214 CVE-2012-4215 CVE-2012-4216 CVE-2012-5829 CVE-2012-5839 CVE-2012-5840 Mozilla: Use-after-free and buffer overflow issues found using Address Sanitizer (MFSA 2012-105)
877635 - CVE-2012-5830 CVE-2012-5833 CVE-2012-5835 Mozilla: Use-after-free, buffer overflow, and memory corruption issues found using Address Sanitizer (MFSA 2012-106)

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-10.0.11-1.el5_8.src.rpm
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/5Client/en/os/SRPMS/xulrunner-10.0.11-1.el5_8.src.rpm

i386:
firefox-10.0.11-1.el5_8.i386.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el5_8.i386.rpm
xulrunner-10.0.11-1.el5_8.i386.rpm
xulrunner-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el5_8.i386.rpm

x86_64:
firefox-10.0.11-1.el5_8.i386.rpm
firefox-10.0.11-1.el5_8.x86_64.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el5_8.i386.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el5_8.x86_64.rpm
xulrunner-10.0.11-1.el5_8.i386.rpm
xulrunner-10.0.11-1.el5_8.x86_64.rpm
xulrunner-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el5_8.i386.rpm
xulrunner-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el5_8.x86_64.rpm

RHEL Desktop Workstation (v. 5 client):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/5Client/en/os/SRPMS/xulrunner-10.0.11-1.el5_8.src.rpm

i386:
xulrunner-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el5_8.i386.rpm
xulrunner-devel-10.0.11-1.el5_8.i386.rpm

x86_64:
xulrunner-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el5_8.i386.rpm
xulrunner-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el5_8.x86_64.rpm
xulrunner-devel-10.0.11-1.el5_8.i386.rpm
xulrunner-devel-10.0.11-1.el5_8.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/5Server/en/os/SRPMS/firefox-10.0.11-1.el5_8.src.rpm
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/5Server/en/os/SRPMS/xulrunner-10.0.11-1.el5_8.src.rpm

i386:
firefox-10.0.11-1.el5_8.i386.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el5_8.i386.rpm
xulrunner-10.0.11-1.el5_8.i386.rpm
xulrunner-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el5_8.i386.rpm
xulrunner-devel-10.0.11-1.el5_8.i386.rpm

ia64:
firefox-10.0.11-1.el5_8.ia64.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el5_8.ia64.rpm
xulrunner-10.0.11-1.el5_8.ia64.rpm
xulrunner-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el5_8.ia64.rpm
xulrunner-devel-10.0.11-1.el5_8.ia64.rpm

ppc:
firefox-10.0.11-1.el5_8.ppc.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el5_8.ppc.rpm
xulrunner-10.0.11-1.el5_8.ppc.rpm
xulrunner-10.0.11-1.el5_8.ppc64.rpm
xulrunner-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el5_8.ppc.rpm
xulrunner-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el5_8.ppc64.rpm
xulrunner-devel-10.0.11-1.el5_8.ppc.rpm
xulrunner-devel-10.0.11-1.el5_8.ppc64.rpm

s390x:
firefox-10.0.11-1.el5_8.s390.rpm
firefox-10.0.11-1.el5_8.s390x.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el5_8.s390.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el5_8.s390x.rpm
xulrunner-10.0.11-1.el5_8.s390.rpm
xulrunner-10.0.11-1.el5_8.s390x.rpm
xulrunner-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el5_8.s390.rpm
xulrunner-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el5_8.s390x.rpm
xulrunner-devel-10.0.11-1.el5_8.s390.rpm
xulrunner-devel-10.0.11-1.el5_8.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
firefox-10.0.11-1.el5_8.i386.rpm
firefox-10.0.11-1.el5_8.x86_64.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el5_8.i386.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el5_8.x86_64.rpm
xulrunner-10.0.11-1.el5_8.i386.rpm
xulrunner-10.0.11-1.el5_8.x86_64.rpm
xulrunner-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el5_8.i386.rpm
xulrunner-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el5_8.x86_64.rpm
xulrunner-devel-10.0.11-1.el5_8.i386.rpm
xulrunner-devel-10.0.11-1.el5_8.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Client/en/os/SRPMS/firefox-10.0.11-1.el6_3.src.rpm
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Client/en/os/SRPMS/xulrunner-10.0.11-1.el6_3.src.rpm

i386:
firefox-10.0.11-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
xulrunner-10.0.11-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
xulrunner-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

x86_64:
firefox-10.0.11-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
firefox-10.0.11-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
xulrunner-10.0.11-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
xulrunner-10.0.11-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
xulrunner-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
xulrunner-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Optional (v. 6):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Client/en/os/SRPMS/xulrunner-10.0.11-1.el6_3.src.rpm

i386:
xulrunner-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
xulrunner-devel-10.0.11-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

x86_64:
xulrunner-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
xulrunner-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
xulrunner-devel-10.0.11-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
xulrunner-devel-10.0.11-1.el6_3.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-10.0.11-1.el6_3.src.rpm
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6ComputeNode/en/os/SRPMS/xulrunner-10.0.11-1.el6_3.src.rpm

x86_64:
firefox-10.0.11-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
firefox-10.0.11-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
xulrunner-10.0.11-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
xulrunner-10.0.11-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
xulrunner-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
xulrunner-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
xulrunner-devel-10.0.11-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
xulrunner-devel-10.0.11-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Server/en/os/SRPMS/firefox-10.0.11-1.el6_3.src.rpm
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Server/en/os/SRPMS/xulrunner-10.0.11-1.el6_3.src.rpm

i386:
firefox-10.0.11-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
xulrunner-10.0.11-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
xulrunner-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

ppc64:
firefox-10.0.11-1.el6_3.ppc.rpm
firefox-10.0.11-1.el6_3.ppc64.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el6_3.ppc.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el6_3.ppc64.rpm
xulrunner-10.0.11-1.el6_3.ppc.rpm
xulrunner-10.0.11-1.el6_3.ppc64.rpm
xulrunner-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el6_3.ppc.rpm
xulrunner-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el6_3.ppc64.rpm

s390x:
firefox-10.0.11-1.el6_3.s390.rpm
firefox-10.0.11-1.el6_3.s390x.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el6_3.s390.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el6_3.s390x.rpm
xulrunner-10.0.11-1.el6_3.s390.rpm
xulrunner-10.0.11-1.el6_3.s390x.rpm
xulrunner-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el6_3.s390.rpm
xulrunner-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el6_3.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
firefox-10.0.11-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
firefox-10.0.11-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
xulrunner-10.0.11-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
xulrunner-10.0.11-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
xulrunner-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
xulrunner-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional (v. 6):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Server/en/os/SRPMS/xulrunner-10.0.11-1.el6_3.src.rpm

i386:
xulrunner-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
xulrunner-devel-10.0.11-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

ppc64:
xulrunner-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el6_3.ppc.rpm
xulrunner-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el6_3.ppc64.rpm
xulrunner-devel-10.0.11-1.el6_3.ppc.rpm
xulrunner-devel-10.0.11-1.el6_3.ppc64.rpm

s390x:
xulrunner-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el6_3.s390.rpm
xulrunner-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el6_3.s390x.rpm
xulrunner-devel-10.0.11-1.el6_3.s390.rpm
xulrunner-devel-10.0.11-1.el6_3.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
xulrunner-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
xulrunner-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
xulrunner-devel-10.0.11-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
xulrunner-devel-10.0.11-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Workstation/en/os/SRPMS/firefox-10.0.11-1.el6_3.src.rpm
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Workstation/en/os/SRPMS/xulrunner-10.0.11-1.el6_3.src.rpm

i386:
firefox-10.0.11-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
xulrunner-10.0.11-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
xulrunner-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

x86_64:
firefox-10.0.11-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
firefox-10.0.11-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
xulrunner-10.0.11-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
xulrunner-10.0.11-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
xulrunner-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
xulrunner-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Optional (v. 6):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Workstation/en/os/SRPMS/xulrunner-10.0.11-1.el6_3.src.rpm

i386:
xulrunner-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
xulrunner-devel-10.0.11-1.el6_3.i686.rpm

x86_64:
xulrunner-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
xulrunner-debuginfo-10.0.11-1.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
xulrunner-devel-10.0.11-1.el6_3.i686.rpm
xulrunner-devel-10.0.11-1.el6_3.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-2012-4201.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-4202.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-4207.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-4209.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-4210.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-4214.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-4215.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-4216.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-5829.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-5830.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-5833.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-5835.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-5839.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-5840.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-5841.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-5842.html
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#critical
http://www.mozilla.org/security/known-vulnerabilities/firefoxESR.html

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is .  More contact
details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2012 Red Hat, Inc.
 
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