Mozilla Firefox < 57.0.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities (macOS)

high Nessus Plugin ID 105039
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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 57.0.1. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Note: CVE-2017-7844 only affects version 57. Earlier releases are not affected.

Solution

Upgrade to Mozilla Firefox version 57.0.1 or later.

See Also

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2017-27/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 105039

File Name: macosx_firefox_57_0_1.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 12/6/2017

Updated: 11/12/2019

Dependencies: macosx_firefox_installed.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-7843

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox

Required KB Items: MacOSX/Firefox/Installed

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/29/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/29/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-7843, CVE-2017-7844

BID: 102039