Mozilla Firefox < 57 Multiple Vulnerabilities (macOS)

High Nessus Plugin ID 104636

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 57. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities, some of which allow code execution and potentially exploitable application crashes.

Solution

Upgrade to Mozilla Firefox version 57 or later.

See Also

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2017-24/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 104636

File Name: macosx_firefox_57_0.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2017/11/16

Modified: 2018/01/25

Dependencies: 55417

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox

Required KB Items: MacOSX/Firefox/Installed

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/11/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/11/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-7826, CVE-2017-7827, CVE-2017-7828, CVE-2017-7830, CVE-2017-7831, CVE-2017-7832, CVE-2017-7833, CVE-2017-7834, CVE-2017-7835, CVE-2017-7836, CVE-2017-7837, CVE-2017-7838, CVE-2017-7839, CVE-2017-7840, CVE-2017-7842

BID: 101832

MFSA: 2017-24