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Red Hat: 2013:1812-01: 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-2013:1812-01
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1812.html
Issue date:        2013-12-11
CVE Names:         CVE-2013-5609 CVE-2013-5612 CVE-2013-5613 
                   CVE-2013-5614 CVE-2013-5616 CVE-2013-5618 
                   CVE-2013-6671 
=====================================================================

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:

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. 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 terminate
unexpectedly or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of
the user running Firefox. (CVE-2013-5609, CVE-2013-5616, CVE-2013-5618,
CVE-2013-6671, CVE-2013-5613)

A flaw was found in the way Firefox rendered web content with missing
character encoding information. An attacker could use this flaw to possibly
bypass same-origin inheritance and perform cross-site scripting (XSS)
attacks. (CVE-2013-5612)

It was found that certain malicious web content could bypass restrictions
applied by sandboxed iframes. An attacker could combine this flaw with
other vulnerabilities to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the
user running Firefox. (CVE-2013-5614)

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting these issues.
Upstream acknowledges Ben Turner, Bobby Holley, Jesse Ruderman, Christian
Holler, Masato Kinugawa, Daniel Veditz, Jesse Schwartzentruber, Nils, Tyson
Smith, and Atte Kettunen as the original reporters of these issues.

For technical details regarding these flaws, refer to the Mozilla security
advisories for Firefox 24.2.0 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 24.2.0 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/):

1039417 - CVE-2013-5609 Mozilla: Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (rv:24.2) (MFSA 2013-104)
1039420 - CVE-2013-5612 Mozilla: Character encoding cross-origin XSS attack (MFSA 2013-106)
1039421 - CVE-2013-5614 Mozilla: Sandbox restrictions not applied to nested object elements (MFSA 2013-107)
1039422 - CVE-2013-5616 Mozilla: Use-after-free in event listeners (MFSA 2013-108)
1039423 - CVE-2013-5618 Mozilla: Use-after-free during Table Editing (MFSA 2013-109)
1039426 - CVE-2013-6671 Mozilla: Segmentation violation when replacing ordered list elements (MFSA 2013-111)
1039429 - CVE-2013-5613 Mozilla: Use-after-free in synthetic mouse movement (MFSA 2013-114)

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-24.2.0-1.el5_10.src.rpm

i386:
firefox-24.2.0-1.el5_10.i386.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-24.2.0-1.el5_10.i386.rpm

x86_64:
firefox-24.2.0-1.el5_10.i386.rpm
firefox-24.2.0-1.el5_10.x86_64.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-24.2.0-1.el5_10.i386.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-24.2.0-1.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-24.2.0-1.el5_10.src.rpm

i386:
firefox-24.2.0-1.el5_10.i386.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-24.2.0-1.el5_10.i386.rpm

ia64:
firefox-24.2.0-1.el5_10.ia64.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-24.2.0-1.el5_10.ia64.rpm

ppc:
firefox-24.2.0-1.el5_10.ppc.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-24.2.0-1.el5_10.ppc.rpm

s390x:
firefox-24.2.0-1.el5_10.s390.rpm
firefox-24.2.0-1.el5_10.s390x.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-24.2.0-1.el5_10.s390.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-24.2.0-1.el5_10.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
firefox-24.2.0-1.el5_10.i386.rpm
firefox-24.2.0-1.el5_10.x86_64.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-24.2.0-1.el5_10.i386.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-24.2.0-1.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-24.2.0-1.el6_5.src.rpm

i386:
firefox-24.2.0-1.el6_5.i686.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-24.2.0-1.el6_5.i686.rpm

x86_64:
firefox-24.2.0-1.el6_5.i686.rpm
firefox-24.2.0-1.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-24.2.0-1.el6_5.i686.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-24.2.0-1.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-24.2.0-1.el6_5.src.rpm

x86_64:
firefox-24.2.0-1.el6_5.i686.rpm
firefox-24.2.0-1.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-24.2.0-1.el6_5.i686.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-24.2.0-1.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-24.2.0-1.el6_5.src.rpm

i386:
firefox-24.2.0-1.el6_5.i686.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-24.2.0-1.el6_5.i686.rpm

ppc64:
firefox-24.2.0-1.el6_5.ppc.rpm
firefox-24.2.0-1.el6_5.ppc64.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-24.2.0-1.el6_5.ppc.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-24.2.0-1.el6_5.ppc64.rpm

s390x:
firefox-24.2.0-1.el6_5.s390.rpm
firefox-24.2.0-1.el6_5.s390x.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-24.2.0-1.el6_5.s390.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-24.2.0-1.el6_5.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
firefox-24.2.0-1.el6_5.i686.rpm
firefox-24.2.0-1.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-24.2.0-1.el6_5.i686.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-24.2.0-1.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-24.2.0-1.el6_5.src.rpm

i386:
firefox-24.2.0-1.el6_5.i686.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-24.2.0-1.el6_5.i686.rpm

x86_64:
firefox-24.2.0-1.el6_5.i686.rpm
firefox-24.2.0-1.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-24.2.0-1.el6_5.i686.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-24.2.0-1.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-2013-5609.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2013-5612.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2013-5613.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2013-5614.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2013-5616.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2013-5618.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2013-6671.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 2013 Red Hat, Inc.
 
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