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Security Advisory Critical: firefox security update

Advisory: RHSA-2009:0449-1
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Critical
Issued on: 2009-04-27
Last updated on: 2009-04-27
Affected Products: RHEL Desktop Workstation (v. 5 client)
Red Hat Desktop (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4.7.z)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4.7.z)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux EUS (v. 5.3.z server)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Long Life (v. 5.3 server)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 4)
CVEs (cve.mitre.org): CVE-2009-1313

Details

Updated firefox packages that fix one security issue are now available for
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.

This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.

Mozilla Firefox is an open source Web browser. XULRunner provides the XUL
Runtime environment for Mozilla Firefox.

A flaw was found in the processing of malformed web content. A web
page containing malicious content could cause Firefox to crash or,
potentially, execute arbitrary code as the user running Firefox.
(CVE-2009-1313)

For technical details regarding this flaw, refer to the Mozilla security
advisory for Firefox 3.0.10. You can find a link to the Mozilla advisories
in the References section of this errata.

All Firefox users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain
Firefox version 3.0.10, which corrects this issue. After installing the
update, Firefox must be restarted for the change to take effect.


Solution

Before applying this update, make sure that all previously-released
errata relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via Red Hat Network. Details on how to use
the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/docs/DOC-11259

Updated packages

RHEL Desktop Workstation (v. 5 client)

IA-32:
xulrunner-devel-1.9.0.10-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1476
    MD5: 128fa6f413401dd9228c774f2a03f484
xulrunner-devel-unstable-1.9.0.10-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0332
    MD5: 20311a7b14dfb66bc51f06c47f55bc99
 
x86_64:
xulrunner-devel-1.9.0.10-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1476
    MD5: 128fa6f413401dd9228c774f2a03f484
xulrunner-devel-1.9.0.10-1.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1476
    MD5: 95929df500cdae0e52d55492d39b43af
xulrunner-devel-unstable-1.9.0.10-1.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0332
    MD5: d19ff6e0dbca4026b5cfa3092fc2b6c6
 
Red Hat Desktop (v. 4)

IA-32:
firefox-3.0.10-1.el4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0142
    MD5: 23ba7e410e73376f34ee61417f6c55e5
 
x86_64:
firefox-3.0.10-1.el4.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0142
    MD5: c21fdc1a150309780f9794735c59c379
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server)

SRPMS:
firefox-3.0.10-1.el5.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1162
    MD5: 0a91169a35271398f8e2bd67080d73c3
 
IA-32:
firefox-3.0.10-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0310
    MD5: 58a9d3b8e36af5b33ed3250ba4838cd9
xulrunner-1.9.0.10-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1476
    MD5: f3bf58f456e99f7c6e509f7b37005d4b
xulrunner-devel-1.9.0.10-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1476
    MD5: 128fa6f413401dd9228c774f2a03f484
xulrunner-devel-unstable-1.9.0.10-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0332
    MD5: 20311a7b14dfb66bc51f06c47f55bc99
 
IA-64:
firefox-3.0.10-1.el5.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0310
    MD5: d840a223389daea3a1e2a91fcb25c507
xulrunner-1.9.0.10-1.el5.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1476
    MD5: 7e59dceccf22fc781aa6f10ac82a8c44
xulrunner-devel-1.9.0.10-1.el5.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1476
    MD5: 9fac070d2212146489729dfbcd1e50c4
xulrunner-devel-unstable-1.9.0.10-1.el5.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0332
    MD5: afc72b2e86643065f4a0833a97d7f9ba
 
PPC:
firefox-3.0.10-1.el5.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0310
    MD5: 5c7241a424177b00a827bc7ba616559e
xulrunner-1.9.0.10-1.el5.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1476
    MD5: 45b105214660ea1beac90f7bcd901185
xulrunner-1.9.0.10-1.el5.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1476
    MD5: 2847628d15632a215ed4353180ebafdf
xulrunner-devel-1.9.0.10-1.el5.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1476
    MD5: 51705123861b2da83125afbca3a21959
xulrunner-devel-1.9.0.10-1.el5.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1476
    MD5: b9f990de6d8c72c827d7884c9cda22f6
xulrunner-devel-unstable-1.9.0.10-1.el5.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0332
    MD5: 489306219f1d670420e99573c0199fce
 
s390x:
firefox-3.0.10-1.el5.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0310
    MD5: 52492f291748e66dd9a685b9a68d19cd
firefox-3.0.10-1.el5.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0310
    MD5: 73767123ba5a3f098e6b8cd53b9a113a
xulrunner-1.9.0.10-1.el5.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1476
    MD5: f73e1dbd184ad1fecfc8a80f5ce44a0c
xulrunner-1.9.0.10-1.el5.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1476
    MD5: 9c70d3852ff0d7fda507763a32afad8f
xulrunner-devel-1.9.0.10-1.el5.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1476
    MD5: adfff4f7044c58583fa70d5f8a3cec84
xulrunner-devel-1.9.0.10-1.el5.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1476
    MD5: db7ac80db6aefa47ba1351970f01df8f
xulrunner-devel-unstable-1.9.0.10-1.el5.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0332
    MD5: 2b2a390bb149b5b10c4fa51be3f841cb
 
x86_64:
firefox-3.0.10-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0310
    MD5: 58a9d3b8e36af5b33ed3250ba4838cd9
firefox-3.0.10-1.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0310
    MD5: 12aa371fccd8451c975a0f6f99f6279c
xulrunner-1.9.0.10-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1476
    MD5: f3bf58f456e99f7c6e509f7b37005d4b
xulrunner-1.9.0.10-1.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1476
    MD5: d9eaed63e72bb018fbc792959b14d984
xulrunner-devel-1.9.0.10-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1476
    MD5: 128fa6f413401dd9228c774f2a03f484
xulrunner-devel-1.9.0.10-1.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1476
    MD5: 95929df500cdae0e52d55492d39b43af
xulrunner-devel-unstable-1.9.0.10-1.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0332
    MD5: d19ff6e0dbca4026b5cfa3092fc2b6c6
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4)

IA-32:
firefox-3.0.10-1.el4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0142
    MD5: 23ba7e410e73376f34ee61417f6c55e5
 
IA-64:
firefox-3.0.10-1.el4.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0142
    MD5: 040591069b44fcc3c58af06bedc6091f
 
PPC:
firefox-3.0.10-1.el4.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0142
    MD5: bbf4efb93a950caa8065c2fa0db444c7
 
s390:
firefox-3.0.10-1.el4.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0142
    MD5: 4090c847f09107a5e35fc9947c1f792f
 
s390x:
firefox-3.0.10-1.el4.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0142
    MD5: 1f97fcc26e959bd5233ea9cadf299f1e
 
x86_64:
firefox-3.0.10-1.el4.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0142
    MD5: c21fdc1a150309780f9794735c59c379
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4.7.z)

IA-32:
firefox-3.0.10-1.el4.i386.rpm     MD5: 23ba7e410e73376f34ee61417f6c55e5
 
IA-64:
firefox-3.0.10-1.el4.ia64.rpm     MD5: 040591069b44fcc3c58af06bedc6091f
 
PPC:
firefox-3.0.10-1.el4.ppc.rpm     MD5: bbf4efb93a950caa8065c2fa0db444c7
 
s390:
firefox-3.0.10-1.el4.s390.rpm     MD5: 4090c847f09107a5e35fc9947c1f792f
 
s390x:
firefox-3.0.10-1.el4.s390x.rpm     MD5: 1f97fcc26e959bd5233ea9cadf299f1e
 
x86_64:
firefox-3.0.10-1.el4.x86_64.rpm     MD5: c21fdc1a150309780f9794735c59c379
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client)

SRPMS:
firefox-3.0.10-1.el5.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1162
    MD5: 0a91169a35271398f8e2bd67080d73c3
 
IA-32:
firefox-3.0.10-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0310
    MD5: 58a9d3b8e36af5b33ed3250ba4838cd9
xulrunner-1.9.0.10-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1476
    MD5: f3bf58f456e99f7c6e509f7b37005d4b
 
x86_64:
firefox-3.0.10-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0310
    MD5: 58a9d3b8e36af5b33ed3250ba4838cd9
firefox-3.0.10-1.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0310
    MD5: 12aa371fccd8451c975a0f6f99f6279c
xulrunner-1.9.0.10-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1476
    MD5: f3bf58f456e99f7c6e509f7b37005d4b
xulrunner-1.9.0.10-1.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1476
    MD5: d9eaed63e72bb018fbc792959b14d984
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4)

IA-32:
firefox-3.0.10-1.el4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0142
    MD5: 23ba7e410e73376f34ee61417f6c55e5
 
IA-64:
firefox-3.0.10-1.el4.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0142
    MD5: 040591069b44fcc3c58af06bedc6091f
 
x86_64:
firefox-3.0.10-1.el4.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0142
    MD5: c21fdc1a150309780f9794735c59c379
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4.7.z)

IA-32:
firefox-3.0.10-1.el4.i386.rpm     MD5: 23ba7e410e73376f34ee61417f6c55e5
 
IA-64:
firefox-3.0.10-1.el4.ia64.rpm     MD5: 040591069b44fcc3c58af06bedc6091f
 
x86_64:
firefox-3.0.10-1.el4.x86_64.rpm     MD5: c21fdc1a150309780f9794735c59c379
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux EUS (v. 5.3.z server)

SRPMS:
firefox-3.0.10-1.el5.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1162
    MD5: 0a91169a35271398f8e2bd67080d73c3
 
IA-32:
firefox-3.0.10-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1162
    MD5: 58a9d3b8e36af5b33ed3250ba4838cd9
xulrunner-1.9.0.10-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1162
    MD5: f3bf58f456e99f7c6e509f7b37005d4b
xulrunner-devel-1.9.0.10-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1162
    MD5: 128fa6f413401dd9228c774f2a03f484
xulrunner-devel-unstable-1.9.0.10-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1162
    MD5: 20311a7b14dfb66bc51f06c47f55bc99
 
IA-64:
firefox-3.0.10-1.el5.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1162
    MD5: d840a223389daea3a1e2a91fcb25c507
xulrunner-1.9.0.10-1.el5.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1162
    MD5: 7e59dceccf22fc781aa6f10ac82a8c44
xulrunner-devel-1.9.0.10-1.el5.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1162
    MD5: 9fac070d2212146489729dfbcd1e50c4
xulrunner-devel-unstable-1.9.0.10-1.el5.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1162
    MD5: afc72b2e86643065f4a0833a97d7f9ba
 
PPC:
firefox-3.0.10-1.el5.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1162
    MD5: 5c7241a424177b00a827bc7ba616559e
xulrunner-1.9.0.10-1.el5.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1162
    MD5: 45b105214660ea1beac90f7bcd901185
xulrunner-1.9.0.10-1.el5.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1162
    MD5: 2847628d15632a215ed4353180ebafdf
xulrunner-devel-1.9.0.10-1.el5.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1162
    MD5: 51705123861b2da83125afbca3a21959
xulrunner-devel-1.9.0.10-1.el5.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1162
    MD5: b9f990de6d8c72c827d7884c9cda22f6
xulrunner-devel-unstable-1.9.0.10-1.el5.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1162
    MD5: 489306219f1d670420e99573c0199fce
 
s390x:
firefox-3.0.10-1.el5.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1162
    MD5: 52492f291748e66dd9a685b9a68d19cd
firefox-3.0.10-1.el5.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1162
    MD5: 73767123ba5a3f098e6b8cd53b9a113a
xulrunner-1.9.0.10-1.el5.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1162
    MD5: f73e1dbd184ad1fecfc8a80f5ce44a0c
xulrunner-1.9.0.10-1.el5.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1162
    MD5: 9c70d3852ff0d7fda507763a32afad8f
xulrunner-devel-1.9.0.10-1.el5.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1162
    MD5: adfff4f7044c58583fa70d5f8a3cec84
xulrunner-devel-1.9.0.10-1.el5.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1162
    MD5: db7ac80db6aefa47ba1351970f01df8f
xulrunner-devel-unstable-1.9.0.10-1.el5.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1162
    MD5: 2b2a390bb149b5b10c4fa51be3f841cb
 
x86_64:
firefox-3.0.10-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1162
    MD5: 58a9d3b8e36af5b33ed3250ba4838cd9
firefox-3.0.10-1.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1162
    MD5: 12aa371fccd8451c975a0f6f99f6279c
xulrunner-1.9.0.10-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1162
    MD5: f3bf58f456e99f7c6e509f7b37005d4b
xulrunner-1.9.0.10-1.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1162
    MD5: d9eaed63e72bb018fbc792959b14d984
xulrunner-devel-1.9.0.10-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1162
    MD5: 128fa6f413401dd9228c774f2a03f484
xulrunner-devel-1.9.0.10-1.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1162
    MD5: 95929df500cdae0e52d55492d39b43af
xulrunner-devel-unstable-1.9.0.10-1.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1162
    MD5: d19ff6e0dbca4026b5cfa3092fc2b6c6
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Long Life (v. 5.3 server)

SRPMS:
firefox-3.0.10-1.el5.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1162
    MD5: 0a91169a35271398f8e2bd67080d73c3
 
IA-32:
firefox-3.0.10-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1162
    MD5: 58a9d3b8e36af5b33ed3250ba4838cd9
xulrunner-1.9.0.10-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1162
    MD5: f3bf58f456e99f7c6e509f7b37005d4b
xulrunner-devel-1.9.0.10-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1162
    MD5: 128fa6f413401dd9228c774f2a03f484
xulrunner-devel-unstable-1.9.0.10-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1162
    MD5: 20311a7b14dfb66bc51f06c47f55bc99
 
IA-64:
firefox-3.0.10-1.el5.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1162
    MD5: d840a223389daea3a1e2a91fcb25c507
xulrunner-1.9.0.10-1.el5.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1162
    MD5: 7e59dceccf22fc781aa6f10ac82a8c44
xulrunner-devel-1.9.0.10-1.el5.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1162
    MD5: 9fac070d2212146489729dfbcd1e50c4
xulrunner-devel-unstable-1.9.0.10-1.el5.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1162
    MD5: afc72b2e86643065f4a0833a97d7f9ba
 
x86_64:
firefox-3.0.10-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1162
    MD5: 58a9d3b8e36af5b33ed3250ba4838cd9
firefox-3.0.10-1.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1162
    MD5: 12aa371fccd8451c975a0f6f99f6279c
xulrunner-1.9.0.10-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1162
    MD5: f3bf58f456e99f7c6e509f7b37005d4b
xulrunner-1.9.0.10-1.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1162
    MD5: d9eaed63e72bb018fbc792959b14d984
xulrunner-devel-1.9.0.10-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1162
    MD5: 128fa6f413401dd9228c774f2a03f484
xulrunner-devel-1.9.0.10-1.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1162
    MD5: 95929df500cdae0e52d55492d39b43af
xulrunner-devel-unstable-1.9.0.10-1.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1162
    MD5: d19ff6e0dbca4026b5cfa3092fc2b6c6
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 4)

IA-32:
firefox-3.0.10-1.el4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0142
    MD5: 23ba7e410e73376f34ee61417f6c55e5
 
IA-64:
firefox-3.0.10-1.el4.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0142
    MD5: 040591069b44fcc3c58af06bedc6091f
 
x86_64:
firefox-3.0.10-1.el4.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0142
    MD5: c21fdc1a150309780f9794735c59c379
 
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Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

497447 - CVE-2009-1313 Firefox crash in nsTextFrame::ClearTextRun()


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