Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 103594

Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

This update upgrades Firefox to version 52.4.0 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-2017-7810, CVE-2017-7793, CVE-2017-7818, CVE-2017-7819, CVE-2017-7824, CVE-2017-7814, CVE-2017-7823)

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?7d87a021

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 103594

File Name: sl_20170929_firefox_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: 3.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/10/02

Updated: 2018/12/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

Patch Publication Date: 2017/09/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-7793, CVE-2017-7810, CVE-2017-7814, CVE-2017-7818, CVE-2017-7819, CVE-2017-7823, CVE-2017-7824