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RHSA-2009:0315 -- firefox security update (Critical)

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29381

An updated firefox package that fixes various security issues is 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. 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 as the user running Firefox. (CVE-2009-0040 CVE-2009-0771 CVE-2009-0772 CVE-2009-0773 CVE-2009-0774 CVE-2009-0775)

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • CentOS Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Class:
patch
Reference(s):
  • RHSA-2009:0315
  • CESA-2009:0315-CentOS 5
  • CVE-2009-0040
  • CVE-2009-0771
  • CVE-2009-0772
  • CVE-2009-0773
  • CVE-2009-0774
  • CVE-2009-0775
  • CVE-2009-0776
  • CVE-2009-0777
Product(s):
  • xulrunner
  • firefox