Oracle Linux 7 : firefox (ELSA-2018-0527)

High Nessus Plugin ID 108394

Synopsis

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.

Description

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2018:0527 :

An update for firefox is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Critical. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

Mozilla Firefox is an open source web browser.

This update upgrades Firefox to version 52.7.0 ESR.

Security Fix(es) :

* Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 59 and Firefox ESR 52.7 (MFSA 2018-07) (CVE-2018-5125)

* Mozilla: Buffer overflow manipulating SVG animatedPathSegList (MFSA 2018-07) (CVE-2018-5127)

* Mozilla: Out-of-bounds write with malformed IPC messages (MFSA 2018-07) (CVE-2018-5129)

* Mozilla: Mismatched RTP payload type can trigger memory corruption (MFSA 2018-07) (CVE-2018-5130)

* Mozilla: Fetch API improperly returns cached copies of no-store/no-cache resources (MFSA 2018-07) (CVE-2018-5131)

* Mozilla: Integer overflow during Unicode conversion (MFSA 2018-07) (CVE-2018-5144)

* Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox ESR 52.7 (MFSA 2018-07) (CVE-2018-5145)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Solution

Update the affected firefox package.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2018-March/007586.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 108394

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2018-0527.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/03/16

Updated: 2019/09/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:firefox, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:7

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/OracleLinux, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2018/03/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/06/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5125, CVE-2018-5127, CVE-2018-5129, CVE-2018-5130, CVE-2018-5131, CVE-2018-5144, CVE-2018-5145

RHSA: 2018:0527