Bug 799072 - Firefox 10.0.1 has a critical vulnerability patched in 10.0.2
Firefox 10.0.1 has a critical vulnerability patched in 10.0.2
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: firefox (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Gecko Maintainer
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Reported: 2012-03-01 12:44 EST by John D. Ramsdell
Modified: 2012-03-05 02:43 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2012-03-02 01:46:39 EST
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Description John D. Ramsdell 2012-03-01 12:44:13 EST
Description of problem:

Firfoxe 10.0.1 has a critical vulnerability described here:


MFSA 2012-11 libpng integer overflow 

Please upgrade to 10.0.2.

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Comment 1 Jan Horak 2012-03-02 01:46:39 EST
We fixed that with release of xulrunner-10.0.1-3. See changelog:
it's a bit confusing that version is not 10.0.2 but we started to do test builds with fix sooner than mozilla put official source tarballs to their ftp. We did that because we wanted to deliver fix ASAP to Fedora users.

Thanks for keeping and eye on us.
Comment 2 Martin Stransky 2012-03-02 01:49:11 EST
The update is here:

Comment 3 John D. Ramsdell 2012-03-02 07:17:36 EST
This fix is very bad for me.  My company's firewall blocks access to the internet from Firefox browsers that identify themselves as 10.0.1 due the to the critical vulnerability.  Therefore, I am currently without a usable browser when on Fedora.
Comment 4 Martin Stransky 2012-03-02 07:29:15 EST
Firefox 10.0.3 is going to ship on Mar/13. You can use upstream binary from mozilla.org or build your own firefox rpm package from sources from ftp://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/releases/10.0.2/source/ until that.
Comment 5 John D. Ramsdell 2012-03-02 09:11:46 EST
(In reply to comment #4)

Thanks for your quick reply.  I tried to use the binary from Mozilla yesterday, but found it requires 32-bit libraries.  I'm running a pure 64-bit system.  I'll try building Firefox from sources soon, but for now, I browse the Internet on Windows and transfer downloads via pscp.  It works.  That being said, in the future, please ensure Firefox correctly self identifies so this doesn't happen again.
Comment 6 Jan Horak 2012-03-05 02:43:21 EST
We understand your problem. Mozilla makes x86_64 builds too, see:

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