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RHSA-2009:0449 -- firefox security update (Critical)

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28736

Updated firefox packages that fix one security issue are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5. This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team. Mozilla Firefox is an open source Web browser. XULRunner provides the XUL Runtime environment for Mozilla Firefox. A flaw was found in the processing of malformed web content. A web page containing malicious content could cause Firefox to crash or potentially execute arbitrary code as the user running Firefox. (CVE-2009-1313)

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • CentOS Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Class:
patch
Reference(s):
  • RHSA-2009:0449
  • CESA-2009:0449-CentOS 5
  • CVE-2009-1313
Product(s):
  • xulrunner
  • firefox