7.317. firefox

Updated firefox packages that fix several security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.
The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having critical security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links associated with each description below.
Mozilla Firefox is an open source web browser. XULRunner provides the XUL Runtime environment for Mozilla Firefox.

Security Fixes

CVE-2013-5590, CVE-2013-5597, CVE-2013-5599, CVE-2013-5600, CVE-2013-5601, CVE-2013-5602
Several flaws were found in the processing of malformed web content. A web page containing malicious content could cause Firefox to terminate unexpectedly or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Firefox.
CVE-2013-5595
It was found that the Firefox JavaScript engine incorrectly allocated memory for certain functions. An attacker could combine this flaw with other vulnerabilities to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Firefox.
CVE-2013-5604
A flaw was found in the way Firefox handled certain Extensible Stylesheet Language Transformations (XSLT) files. An attacker could combine this flaw with other vulnerabilities to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Firefox.
Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting these issues. Upstream acknowledges Jesse Ruderman, Christoph Diehl, Dan Gohman, Byoungyoung Lee, Nils, and Abhishek Arya as the original reporters of these issues.
For technical details regarding these flaws, refer to the Mozilla security advisories> for Firefox 17.0.10 ESR.
All Firefox users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain Firefox version 17.0.10 ESR, which corrects these issues. After installing the update, Firefox must be restarted for the changes to take effect.
Updated firefox packages that fix several security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.
The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having critical security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links associated with each description below.
Mozilla Firefox is an open source web browser. XULRunner provides the XUL Runtime environment for Mozilla Firefox.

Security Fixes

CVE-2013-1701
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-2013-1710
A flaw was found in the way Firefox generated Certificate Request Message Format (CRMF) requests. An attacker could use this flaw to perform cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks or execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Firefox.
CVE-2013-1709
A flaw was found in the way Firefox handled the interaction between frames and browser history. An attacker could use this flaw to trick Firefox into treating malicious content as if it came from the browser history, allowing for XSS attacks.
CVE-2013-1713
It was found that the same-origin policy could be bypassed due to the way Uniform Resource Identifiers (URI) were checked in JavaScript. An attacker could use this flaw to perform XSS attacks, or install malicious add-ons from third-party pages.
CVE-2013-1714
It was found that web workers could bypass the same-origin policy. An attacker could use this flaw to perform XSS attacks.
CVE-2013-1717
It was found that, in certain circumstances, Firefox incorrectly handled Java applets. If a user launched an untrusted Java applet via Firefox, the applet could use this flaw to obtain read-only access to files on the user's local system.
Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting these issues. Upstream acknowledges Jeff Gilbert, Henrik Skupin, moz_bug_r_a4, Cody Crews, Federico Lanusse, and Georgi Guninski as the original reporters of these issues.
For technical details regarding these flaws, refer to the Mozilla security advisories for Firefox 17.0.8 ESR.
All Firefox users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain Firefox version 17.0.8 ESR, which corrects these issues. After installing the update, Firefox must be restarted for the changes to take effect.
Updated firefox packages that fix several security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.
The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having critical security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links associated with each description below.
Mozilla Firefox is an open source web browser. XULRunner provides the XUL Runtime environment for Mozilla Firefox.

Security Fixes

CVE-2013-1682, CVE-2013-1684, CVE-2013-1685, CVE-2013-1686, CVE-2013-1687, CVE-2013-1690
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-2013-1692
It was found that Firefox allowed data to be sent in the body of XMLHttpRequest (XHR) HEAD requests. In some cases this could allow attackers to conduct Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) attacks.
CVE-2013-1693
Timing differences in the way Firefox processed SVG image files could allow an attacker to read data across domains, potentially leading to information disclosure.
CVE-2013-1694, CVE-2013-1697
Two flaws were found in the way Firefox implemented some of its internal structures (called wrappers). An attacker could use these flaws to bypass some restrictions placed on them. This could lead to unexpected behavior or a potentially exploitable crash.
Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting these issues. Upstream acknowledges Gary Kwong, Jesse Ruderman, Andrew McCreight, Abhishek Arya, Mariusz Mlynski, Nils, Johnathan Kuskos, Paul Stone, Boris Zbarsky, and moz_bug_r_a4 as the original reporters of these issues.
For technical details regarding these flaws, refer to the Mozilla security advisories for Firefox 17.0.7 ESR.
All Firefox users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain Firefox version 17.0.7 ESR, which corrects these issues. After installing the update, Firefox must be restarted for the changes to take effect.
Updated firefox packages that fix several security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.
The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having critical security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links associated with the description below.
Mozilla Firefox is an open source web browser. XULRunner provides the XUL Runtime environment for Mozilla Firefox.

Security Fixes

CVE-2013-0788
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-2013-0795
A flaw was found in the way Same Origin Wrappers were implemented in Firefox. A malicious site could use this flaw to bypass the same-origin policy and execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Firefox.
CVE-2013-0796
A flaw was found in the embedded WebGL library in Firefox. A web page containing malicious content could cause Firefox to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Firefox. Note: This issue only affected systems using the Intel Mesa graphics drivers.
CVE-2013-0800
An out-of-bounds write flaw was found in the embedded Cairo library in Firefox. 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-2013-0793
A flaw was found in the way Firefox handled the JavaScript history functions. A malicious site could cause a web page to be displayed that has a baseURI pointing to a different site, allowing cross-site scripting (XSS) and phishing attacks.
Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting these issues. Upstream acknowledges Olli Pettay, Jesse Ruderman, Boris Zbarsky, Christian Holler, Milan Sreckovic, Joe Drew, Cody Crews, miaubiz, Abhishek Arya, and Mariusz Mlynski as the original reporters of these issues.
For technical details regarding these flaws, refer to the Mozilla security advisories for Firefox 17.0.5 ESR.
All Firefox users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain Firefox version 17.0.5 ESR, which corrects these issues. After installing the update, Firefox must be restarted for the changes to take effect.
Updated firefox packages that fix several security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.
The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having critical security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links associated with each description below.
Mozilla Firefox is an open source web browser. XULRunner provides the XUL Runtime environment for Mozilla Firefox.

Security Fixes

CVE-2013-1718, CVE-2013-1722, CVE-2013-1725, CVE-2013-1730, CVE-2013-1732, CVE-2013-1735, CVE-2013-1736
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-2013-1737
A flaw was found in the way Firefox handled certain DOM JavaScript objects. An attacker could use this flaw to make JavaScript client or add-on code make incorrect, security sensitive decisions.
Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting these issues. Upstream acknowledges André Bargull, Scoobidiver, Bobby Holley, Reuben Morais, Abhishek Arya, Ms2ger, Sachin Shinde, Aki Helin, Nils, and Boris Zbarsky as the original reporters of these issues.
For technical details regarding these flaws, refer to the Mozilla security advisories for Firefox 17.0.9 ESR.
All Firefox users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain Firefox version 17.0.9 ESR, which corrects these issues. After installing the update, Firefox must be restarted for the changes to take effect.
Updated firefox packages that fix several security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.
The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having critical security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links associated with each description below.
Mozilla Firefox is an open source web browser. XULRunner provides the XUL Runtime environment for Mozilla Firefox.

Security Fixes

CVE-2013-0801, CVE-2013-1674, CVE-2013-1675, CVE-2013-1676, CVE-2013-1677, CVE-2013-1678, CVE-2013-1679, CVE-2013-1680, CVE-2013-1681
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-2013-1670
A flaw was found in the way Firefox handled Content Level Constructors. A malicious site could use this flaw to perform cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.
Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting these issues. Upstream acknowledges Christoph Diehl, Christian Holler, Jesse Ruderman, Timothy Nikkel, Jeff Walden, Nils, Ms2ger, Abhishek Arya, and Cody Crews as the original reporters of these issues.
For technical details regarding these flaws, refer to the Mozilla security advisories for Firefox 17.0.6 ESR.
All Firefox users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain Firefox version 17.0.6 ESR, which corrects these issues. After installing the update, Firefox must be restarted for the changes to take effect.