Debian DSA-4143-1 : firefox-esr - security update

High Nessus Plugin ID 108420

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Richard Zhu and Huzaifa Sidhpurwala discovered that an out-of-bounds memory write when playing Vorbis media files could result in the execution of arbitrary code.

Solution

Upgrade the firefox-esr packages.

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 52.7.2esr-1~deb8u1.

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 52.7.2esr-1~deb9u1.

See Also

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/firefox-esr

https://packages.debian.org/source/jessie/firefox-esr

https://packages.debian.org/source/stretch/firefox-esr

https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4143

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 108420

File Name: debian_DSA-4143.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/03/19

Updated: 2018/11/13

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:debian:debian_linux:firefox-esr, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 2018/03/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5146, CVE-2018-5147

DSA: 4143