Mozilla Firefox < 58.0.1 Arbitrary Code Execution

High Nessus Plugin ID 106561

Synopsis

A web browser installed on the remote Windows host is affected by an arbitrary code execution vulnerability.

Description

The version of Mozilla Firefox installed on the remote Windows 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: 106561

File Name: mozilla_firefox_58_0_1.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2018/02/01

Modified: 2018/07/16

Dependencies: 20862

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: Mozilla/Firefox/Version

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