RHEL 6 / 7 : firefox (RHSA-2017:1440)

High Nessus Plugin ID 100801

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

An update for firefox is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

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.

Mozilla Firefox is an open source web browser.

This update upgrades Firefox to version 52.2.0 ESR.

Security Fix(es) :

* Multiple flaws were found in the processing of malformed web content. A web page containing malicious content could cause Firefox to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Firefox. (CVE-2017-5470, CVE-2017-5472, CVE-2017-7749, CVE-2017-7751, CVE-2017-7756, CVE-2017-7771, CVE-2017-7772, CVE-2017-7773, CVE-2017-7774, CVE-2017-7775, CVE-2017-7776, CVE-2017-7777, CVE-2017-7778, CVE-2017-7750, CVE-2017-7752, CVE-2017-7754, CVE-2017-7757, CVE-2017-7758, CVE-2017-7764)

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting these issues. Upstream acknowledges Nils, Nicolas Trippar of Zimperium zLabs, Mats Palmgren, Philipp, Masayuki Nakano, Christian Holler, Andrew McCreight, Gary Kwong, Andre Bargull, Carsten Book, Jesse Schwartzentruber, Julian Hector, Marcia Knous, Ronald Crane, Samuel Erb, Holger Fuhrmannek, Tyson Smith, Abhishek Arya, and F. Alonso (revskills) as the original reporters.

Solution

Update the affected firefox and / or firefox-debuginfo packages.

See Also

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2017-16/

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1440

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-5470

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-5472

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-7749

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-7750

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-7751

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-7752

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-7754

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-7756

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-7757

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-7758

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-7764

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-7771

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-7772

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-7773

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-7774

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-7775

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-7776

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-7777

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-7778

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 100801

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2017-1440.nasl

Version: 3.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/06/15

Updated: 2019/07/03

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:firefox, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:firefox-debuginfo, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.3, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.4, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.5, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.6, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.7

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/06/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/06/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5470, CVE-2017-5472, CVE-2017-7749, CVE-2017-7750, CVE-2017-7751, CVE-2017-7752, CVE-2017-7754, CVE-2017-7756, CVE-2017-7757, CVE-2017-7758, CVE-2017-7764, CVE-2017-7771, CVE-2017-7772, CVE-2017-7773, CVE-2017-7774, CVE-2017-7775, CVE-2017-7776, CVE-2017-7777, CVE-2017-7778

RHSA: 2017:1440