Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on SL6.x i386/x86_64 (20180315)

high Nessus Plugin ID 108398
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VPR Score: 7.1

Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

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)

Solution

Update the affected firefox and / or firefox-debuginfo packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?be4f04aa

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 108398

File Name: sl_20180315_firefox_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/16/2018

Updated: 5/29/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 7.1

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: 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:fermilab:scientific_linux:firefox, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:firefox-debuginfo, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

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