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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201702-22

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201702-22
Posted Feb 21, 2017
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201702-22 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Mozilla Firefox, the worst of which may allow execution of arbitrary code. Versions less than 45.7.0 are affected.

tags | advisory, arbitrary, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2017-5373, CVE-2017-5375, CVE-2017-5376, CVE-2017-5378, CVE-2017-5380, CVE-2017-5383, CVE-2017-5386, CVE-2017-5390, CVE-2017-5396
SHA-256 | 5ae71679bdaaaaeac0dcc6c860dd1a0b70ce420a060f152705aac0b6664ce5ed

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201702-22

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Severity: Normal
Title: Mozilla Firefox: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: February 20, 2017
Bugs: #607138
ID: 201702-22

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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
=================

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 www-client/firefox < 45.7.0 >= 45.7.0
2 www-client/firefox-bin < 45.7.0 >= 45.7.0
-------------------------------------------------------------------
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-45.7.0"

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

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-client/firefox-bin-45.7.0"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2017-5373
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5373
[ 2 ] CVE-2017-5375
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5375
[ 3 ] CVE-2017-5376
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5376
[ 4 ] CVE-2017-5378
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5378
[ 5 ] CVE-2017-5380
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5380
[ 6 ] CVE-2017-5383
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5383
[ 7 ] CVE-2017-5386
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5386
[ 8 ] CVE-2017-5390
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5390
[ 9 ] CVE-2017-5396
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-5396
[ 10 ] Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory 2017-02
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2017-02/

Availability
============

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

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201702-22

Concerns?
=========

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@gentoo.org 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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