GLSA-201802-03 : Mozilla Firefox: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 106884


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201802-03 (Mozilla Firefox: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Mozilla Firefox. Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to view a specially crafted web page, possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition. Furthermore, a remote attacker may be able to perform Man-in-the-Middle attacks, obtain sensitive information, spoof the address bar, conduct clickjacking attacks, bypass security restrictions and protection mechanisms, or have other unspecified impact.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Mozilla Firefox users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-client/firefox-52.6.0' All Mozilla Firefox binary users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-client/firefox-bin-52.6.0'

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 106884

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201802-03.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2018/02/20

Modified: 2018/02/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:firefox, p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:firefox-bin, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2018/02/20

Reference Information

GLSA: 201802-03