Oracle Linux 6 : firefox (ELSA-2018-1098)

High Nessus Plugin ID 109024

Synopsis

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.

Description

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2018:1098 :

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 Important. 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, designed for standards compliance, performance, and portability.

This update upgrades Firefox to version 52.7.3 ESR.

Security Fix(es) :

* firefox: Use-after-free in compositor potentially allows code execution (CVE-2018-5148)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Solution

Update the affected firefox package.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2018-April/007607.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 109024

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2018-1098.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/04/13

Modified: 2018/04/16

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:firefox, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:6

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/04/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5148

RHSA: 2018:1098

IAVA: 2018-A-0086