Mozilla Firefox: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201705-06

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

Affected Packages

www-client/firefox on all architectures
Affected versions < 45.8.0
Unaffected versions >= 45.8.0
www-client/firefox-bin on all architectures
Affected versions < 45.8.0
Unaffected versions >= 45.8.0

Background

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

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

Release Date
May 09, 2017

Latest Revision
May 09, 2017: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

Bugzilla entries