Mozilla Firefox ESR < 52.7.2 Multiple Code Execution Vulnerabilities (macOS)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 108584
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Synopsis

A web browser installed on the remote macOS or Mac OS X host is affected by multiple code execution vulnerabilities.

Description

The version of Mozilla Firefox ESR installed on the remote macOS or Mac OS X host is prior to 52.7.2. It is, therefore, affected by multiple code execution vulnerabilities. A out-of-bounds write flaw exists in multiple functions of the codebook.c script when decoding Vorbis audio data. A context-dependent attacker could corrupt memory and potentially execute arbitrary code.

Solution

Upgrade to Mozilla Firefox ESR version 52.7.2 or later.

See Also

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-08/

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 108584

File Name: macos_firefox_52_7_2_esr.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 3/23/2018

Updated: 11/8/2019

Dependencies: macosx_firefox_installed.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-5147

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox_esr

Required KB Items: MacOSX/Firefox/Version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/16/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/15/2018

Reference Information

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

BID: 103432

MFSA: 2018-08