Mozilla Firefox < 55 Multiple Vulnerabilities (macOS)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 102357
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Synopsis

A web browser installed on the remote macOS or Mac OS X host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

The version of Mozilla Firefox installed on the remote macOS or Mac OS X host is prior to 55. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities, some of which allow code execution and potentially exploitable application crashes.

Solution

Upgrade to Mozilla Firefox version 55 or later.

See Also

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2017-18/

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 102357

File Name: macosx_firefox_55_0.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 8/10/2017

Updated: 11/12/2019

Dependencies: macosx_firefox_installed.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-7779

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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

Temporal Vector: E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox

Required KB Items: MacOSX/Firefox/Installed

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/8/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/8/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-7753, CVE-2017-7779, CVE-2017-7780, CVE-2017-7781, CVE-2017-7782, CVE-2017-7783, CVE-2017-7784, CVE-2017-7785, CVE-2017-7786, CVE-2017-7787, CVE-2017-7788, CVE-2017-7789, CVE-2017-7791, CVE-2017-7792, CVE-2017-7794, CVE-2017-7797, CVE-2017-7798, CVE-2017-7799, CVE-2017-7800, CVE-2017-7801, CVE-2017-7802, CVE-2017-7803, CVE-2017-7806, CVE-2017-7807, CVE-2017-7808, CVE-2017-7809

BID: 100196, 100197, 100198, 100199, 100201, 100202, 100203, 100206

MFSA: 2017-18