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RHSA-2008:0569 -- firefox security update (Critical)

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29028

Updated firefox packages that fix several security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 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. Multiple flaws were found in the processing of malformed JavaScript content. A web page containing such malicious content could cause Firefox to crash or potentially execute arbitrary code as the user running Firefox. (CVE-2008-2801 CVE-2008-2802 CVE-2008-2803)

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • CentOS Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Class:
patch
Reference(s):
  • RHSA-2008:0569
  • CESA-2008:0569-CentOS 5
  • CVE-2008-2798
  • CVE-2008-2799
  • CVE-2008-2800
  • CVE-2008-2801
  • CVE-2008-2802
  • CVE-2008-2803
  • CVE-2008-2805
  • CVE-2008-2807
  • CVE-2008-2808
  • CVE-2008-2809
  • CVE-2008-2810
  • CVE-2008-2811
Product(s):
  • yelp
  • devhelp
  • xulrunner
  • firefox