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A firefox security update has been released for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.1.



RHSA-2023:1479-01: Important: firefox security update



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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Important: firefox security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2023:1479-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL:   https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2023:1479
Issue date: 2023-03-27
CVE Names: CVE-2023-0767 CVE-2023-25751 CVE-2023-25752
CVE-2023-28162 CVE-2023-28164 CVE-2023-28176
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1. Summary:

An update for firefox is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.1
Update Services for SAP Solutions.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact
of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score,
which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability
from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AppStream E4S (v. 8.1) - ppc64le, x86_64

3. Description:

Mozilla Firefox is an open-source web browser, designed for standards
compliance, performance, and portability.

This update upgrades Firefox to version 102.9.0 ESR.

Security Fix(es):

* nss: Arbitrary memory write via PKCS 12 (CVE-2023-0767)

* Mozilla: Incorrect code generation during JIT compilation
(CVE-2023-25751)

* Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 111 and Firefox ESR 102.9
(CVE-2023-28176)

* Mozilla: Potential out-of-bounds when accessing throttled streams
(CVE-2023-25752)

* Mozilla: Invalid downcast in Worklets (CVE-2023-28162)

* Mozilla: URL being dragged from a removed cross-origin iframe into the
same tab triggered navigation (CVE-2023-28164)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS
score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE
page(s) listed in the References section.

4. Solution:

For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes
described in this advisory, refer to:

  https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258

After installing the update, Firefox must be restarted for the changes to
take effect.

5. Bugs fixed (  https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

2170377 - CVE-2023-0767 nss: Arbitrary memory write via PKCS 12
2178458 - CVE-2023-25751 Mozilla: Incorrect code generation during JIT compilation
2178460 - CVE-2023-25752 Mozilla: Potential out-of-bounds when accessing throttled streams
2178466 - CVE-2023-28162 Mozilla: Invalid downcast in Worklets
2178470 - CVE-2023-28164 Mozilla: URL being dragged from a removed cross-origin iframe into the same tab triggered navigation
2178472 - CVE-2023-28176 Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 111 and Firefox ESR 102.9

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AppStream E4S (v. 8.1):

Source:
firefox-102.9.0-4.el8_1.src.rpm

ppc64le:
firefox-102.9.0-4.el8_1.ppc64le.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-102.9.0-4.el8_1.ppc64le.rpm
firefox-debugsource-102.9.0-4.el8_1.ppc64le.rpm

x86_64:
firefox-102.9.0-4.el8_1.x86_64.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-102.9.0-4.el8_1.x86_64.rpm
firefox-debugsource-102.9.0-4.el8_1.x86_64.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
  https://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/

7. References:

  https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-0767
  https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-25751
  https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-25752
  https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-28162
  https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-28164
  https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-28176
  https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is . More contact
details at   https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

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