CentOS 6 / 7 : firefox (CESA-2017:1440)

High Nessus Plugin ID 100815

Synopsis

The remote CentOS host is missing a security update.

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 package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?f0a115e6

http://www.nessus.org/u?8a2ad535

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 100815

File Name: centos_RHSA-2017-1440.nasl

Version: 3.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/06/16

Updated: 2019/07/15

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:centos:centos:firefox, cpe:/o:centos:centos:6, cpe:/o:centos:centos:7

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/06/15

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