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

High Nessus Plugin ID 108398

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: 2018/03/16

Updated: 2020/05/29

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: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: 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