Red Hat Security Advisory 2021-0655-01

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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Critical: firefox security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2021:0655-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL: https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2021:0655
Issue date: 2021-02-24
CVE Names: CVE-2021-23968 CVE-2021-23969 CVE-2021-23973
CVE-2021-23978
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1. Summary:

An update for firefox is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact
of Critical. 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 (v. 8) – aarch64, ppc64le, s390x, 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 78.8.0 ESR.

Security Fix(es):

* Mozilla: Content Security Policy violation report could have contained
the destination of a redirect (CVE-2021-23968)

* Mozilla: Content Security Policy violation report could have contained
the destination of a redirect (CVE-2021-23969)

* Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 86 and Firefox ESR 78.8
(CVE-2021-23978)

* Mozilla: MediaError message property could have leaked information about
cross-origin resources (CVE-2021-23973)

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/):

1932109 – CVE-2021-23969 Mozilla: Content Security Policy violation report could have contained the destination of a redirect
1932110 – CVE-2021-23968 Mozilla: Content Security Policy violation report could have contained the destination of a redirect
1932111 – CVE-2021-23973 Mozilla: MediaError message property could have leaked information about cross-origin resources
1932112 – CVE-2021-23978 Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 86 and Firefox ESR 78.8

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AppStream (v. 8):

Source:
firefox-78.8.0-1.el8_3.src.rpm

aarch64:
firefox-78.8.0-1.el8_3.aarch64.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-78.8.0-1.el8_3.aarch64.rpm
firefox-debugsource-78.8.0-1.el8_3.aarch64.rpm

ppc64le:
firefox-78.8.0-1.el8_3.ppc64le.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-78.8.0-1.el8_3.ppc64le.rpm
firefox-debugsource-78.8.0-1.el8_3.ppc64le.rpm

s390x:
firefox-78.8.0-1.el8_3.s390x.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-78.8.0-1.el8_3.s390x.rpm
firefox-debugsource-78.8.0-1.el8_3.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
firefox-78.8.0-1.el8_3.x86_64.rpm
firefox-debuginfo-78.8.0-1.el8_3.x86_64.rpm
firefox-debugsource-78.8.0-1.el8_3.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-2021-23968
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-23969
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-23973
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-23978
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#critical

8. Contact:

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

Copyright 2021 Red Hat, Inc.
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