GLSA-201701-15 : Mozilla Firefox, Thunderbird: Multiple vulnerabilities (SWEET32)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201701-15
(Mozilla Firefox, Thunderbird: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Mozilla Firefox and
Thunderbird. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for
details.

Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition via
multiple vectors.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-15

Solution :

All Firefox users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-client/firefox-45.6.0'
All Firefox-bin users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-client/firefox-bin-45.6.0'
All Thunderbird users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=mail-client/thunderbird-45.6.0'
All Thunderbird-bin users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
'>=mail-client/thunderbird-bin-45.6.0'

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true