Mozilla Firefox < 57.0.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities (macOS)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 105039

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: Medium

ID: 105039

File Name: macosx_firefox_57_0_1.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2017/12/06

Modified: 2018/07/16

Dependencies: 55417

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.6

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

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: 2017/11/29

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/11/29

Reference Information

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

BID: 102039