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Patch  oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24845
RHSA-2014:0448: firefox security update (Critical)  

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 with the privileges of the user running Firefox. (CVE-2014-1518, CVE-2014-1524, CVE-2014-1529, CVE-2014-1531)
A use-after-free flaw was found in the way Firefox resolved hosts in certain circumstances. An attacker could use this flaw to crash Firefox or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Firefox. (CVE-2014-1532)
An out-of-bounds read flaw was found in the way Firefox decoded JPEG images. Loading a web page containing a specially crafted JPEG image could cause Firefox to crash. (CVE-2014-1523)
A flaw was found in the way Firefox handled browser navigations through history. An attacker could possibly use this flaw to cause the address bar of the browser to display a web page name while loading content from an entirely different web page, which could allow for cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks. (CVE-2014-1530)
Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting these issues. Upstream acknowledges Bobby Holley, Carsten Book, Christoph Diehl, Gary Kwong, Jan de Mooij, Jesse Ruderman, Nathan Froyd, Christian Holler, Abhishek Arya, Mariusz Mlynski, moz_bug_r_a4, Nils, Tyson Smith, and Jesse Schwartzentrube as the original reporters of these issues.
For technical details regarding these flaws, refer to the Mozilla security advisories for Firefox 24.5.0 ESR. You can find a link to the Mozilla advisories in the References section of this erratum.
All Firefox users should upgrade to this updated package, which contains Firefox version 24.5.0 ESR, which corrects these issues. After installing the update, Firefox must be restarted for the changes to take effect.
Create Date: 2014-05-21 Last Update Date: 2014-06-09

Affected Platforms/Products

Affected Products (CPE + CVE references)
Platforms: unix (from OVAL definitions) Products: unix
  • CentOS Linux 5
  • CentOS Linux 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • firefox

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Criteria

The patch should be installed
IF : Any one of the following are true
IF : All of the following are true Centos 6 section
Prerequisites (Extended Definitions)
The operating system installed on the system is CentOS Linux 6.x oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16337
IF : firefox is earlier than 0:24.5.0-1.el6.centos
Linux : RPM Test :  firefox is earlier than 0:24.5.0-1.el6.centos 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
RPM Version less than 0:24.5.0-1.el6.centos (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : All of the following are true Redhat 6 section
Prerequisites (Extended Definitions)
The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20273
IF : firefox is earlier than 0:24.5.0-1.el6_5
Linux : RPM Test :  firefox is earlier than 0:24.5.0-1.el6_5 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
RPM Version less than 0:24.5.0-1.el6_5 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : All of the following are true Centos 5 section
Prerequisites (Extended Definitions)
The operating system installed on the system is CentOS Linux 5.x oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15802
IF : firefox is earlier than 0:24.5.0-1.el5.centos
Linux : RPM Test :  firefox is earlier than 0:24.5.0-1.el5.centos 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
RPM Version less than 0:24.5.0-1.el5.centos (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : All of the following are true Redhat 5 section
Prerequisites (Extended Definitions)
The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11414
IF : firefox is earlier than 0:24.5.0-1.el5_10
Linux : RPM Test :  firefox is earlier than 0:24.5.0-1.el5_10 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
RPM Version less than 0:24.5.0-1.el5_10 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 

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