Mozilla Firefox < 58.0.1 Arbitrary Code Execution (macOS)

High Nessus Plugin ID 106560

Synopsis

A web browser installed on the remote macOS or Mac OS X host is affected by an arbitrary code execution vulnerability.

Description

The version of Mozilla Firefox installed on the remote macOS or Mac OS X host is prior to 58.0.1. It is, therefore, affected by an arbitrary code execution vulnerability.

Solution

Upgrade to Mozilla Firefox version 58.0.1 or later.

See Also

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-05/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 106560

File Name: macosx_firefox_58_0_1.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2018/02/01

Modified: 2018/07/14

Dependencies: 55417

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

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

CVSS v3.0

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: 2018/01/29

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/01/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5124

BID: 102843

MFSA: 2018-05