RHEL 6 : firefox (RHSA-2018:0526)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 108396
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Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

An update for firefox is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

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 and / or firefox-debuginfo packages.

See Also

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-07/

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0526

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-5125

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-5127

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-5129

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-5130

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-5131

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-5144

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-5145

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 108396

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2018-0526.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/16/2018

Updated: 5/29/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

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:redhat:enterprise_linux:firefox, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:firefox-debuginfo, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6

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

Patch Publication Date: 3/15/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/11/2018

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: 2018:0526