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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201705-06

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201705-06
Posted May 10, 2017
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201705-6 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Mozilla Firefox, the worst of which may allow execution of arbitrary code. Versions less than 45.8.0 are affected.

tags | advisory, arbitrary, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2017-5398, CVE-2017-5400, CVE-2017-5401, CVE-2017-5402, CVE-2017-5404, CVE-2017-5405, CVE-2017-5407, CVE-2017-5408, CVE-2017-5410
SHA-256 | 5c6278b966f1faccd5cb8c0f3e153671aa8023269f93b652fd1be783ab33112b

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201705-06

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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
==========

[ 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
============

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

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

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
=======

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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