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RHSA-2009:1095 -- firefox security update (Critical)

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29396

Updated firefox packages that fix several security issues 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. 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-2009-1392 CVE-2009-1832 CVE-2009-1833 CVE-2009-1837 CVE-2009-1838 CVE-2009-1841)

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Class:
patch
Reference(s):
  • RHSA-2009:1095
  • CESA-2009:1095-CentOS 5
  • CVE-2009-1392
  • CVE-2009-1832
  • CVE-2009-1833
  • CVE-2009-1834
  • CVE-2009-1835
  • CVE-2009-1836
  • CVE-2009-1837
  • CVE-2009-1838
  • CVE-2009-1839
  • CVE-2009-1840
  • CVE-2009-1841
Product(s):
  • firefox
  • xulrunner