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From: Kristian Fiskerstrand <k_f@g.o>
To: gentoo-announce@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201705-06 ] Mozilla Firefox: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: Tue, 09 May 2017 19:42:06
Message-Id: df6d5880-8407-7b31-a60d-80fc56514a2a@gentoo.org
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201705-06
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                                           https://security.gentoo.org/
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: Mozilla Firefox: Multiple vulnerabilities
     Date: May 09, 2017
     Bugs: #611976
       ID: 201705-06

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Mozilla Firefox, the worst
of which may allow execution of arbitrary code.

Background
==========

Mozilla Firefox is a popular open-source web browser from the Mozilla
Project.

Affected packages
=================

    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  www-client/firefox           < 45.8.0                  >= 45.8.0
  2  www-client/firefox-bin       < 45.8.0                  >= 45.8.0
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     2 affected packages

Description
===========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Mozilla Firefox.
Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
======

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, bypass
access restriction, access otherwise protected information, or spoof
content via multiple vectors.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Mozilla Firefox users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-client/firefox-45.8.0"

All Mozilla Firefox binary users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-client/firefox-bin-45.8.0"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2017-5398
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5398
[ 2 ] CVE-2017-5400
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5400
[ 3 ] CVE-2017-5401
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5401
[ 4 ] CVE-2017-5402
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5402
[ 5 ] CVE-2017-5404
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5404
[ 6 ] CVE-2017-5405
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5405
[ 7 ] CVE-2017-5407
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5407
[ 8 ] CVE-2017-5408
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5408
[ 9 ] CVE-2017-5410
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5410

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

 https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201705-06

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@g.o or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2017 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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