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Updating firefox on fedora

Today I will show you how to update Mozilla Firefox to latest Version on a Cent OS 7 Desktop.

To update, Firefox we don't even need to open the browser, what we have to do is, open the Linux terminal and update the Firefox using yum the update command.

Mozilla Firefox 26 is released and this is guide, howto install Firefox 26 on Fedora 20/19/18/17/16, Cent OS 6.5/6.4/6.3/6.2/6.1/6 and Red Hat (RHEL) 6.5/6.4/6.3/6.2/6.1/6 using YUM.

Firefox 17 ESR (Extended Support Release) is currently available on Cent OS 6.5/5.10 and Red Hat (RHEL) 6.5/5.10 own repos, so with this guide you can also install Firefox 17 ESR on Cent OS 5.10 and Red Hat (RHEL) 5.10.

This advisory centered around two CVEs — both of which allowed an out of bounds memory write while processing Vorbis audio data, leading to arbitrary code execution.

CVE-2018-5146 is against the bundled library libvorbis that Firefox ships to process Vorbis audio on most architectures.

The idea behind renaming the folder instead of deleting it is so you can restore it.

But if its contents are keeping Firefox (or a recently installed newer version of Firefox) from working, then you may have trouble actually using them later!

At the time of writing, Firefox 59.0.1 (with the security fixes) is heading through the update process in Fedora, and will be in the stable repositories soon.

When it reaches the stable repositories, the fixes will be applied during your next system update.

[12] [13] [14] [15] [16] [17] [18] If you use Zone Alarm Force Field (either standalone or as part of Zone Alarm Extreme Security) Firefox may crash at startup or Firefox may fail to start after an update (you may see a message similar to Error: Platform version '9.01' is not compatible with min Version Advanced Settings", and turn off "Enable Virtualization").

If the problem persists, download the Firefox setup file from mozilla.org, remove the "Mozilla Firefox" program folder and then, with Zone Alarm Force Field turned off, reinstall Firefox. [19] [20] [21] [22] [23] If you see a message similar to Your computer must be restarted to complete a previous upgrade of Firefox after a major update (e.g., from Firefox 3.6 to 8.0) and restarting the computer doesn't help: On Windows, open the Mozilla Firefox installation directory (e.g., C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox or, on 64-bit Windows, C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox) and delete the file "moz-upgrade", if found.

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