Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on SL6.x i386/x86_64 (20180515)

High Nessus Plugin ID 109851

Synopsis

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

Description

This update upgrades Firefox to version 52.8.0 ESR.

Security Fix(es) :

- Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 60 and Firefox ESR 52.8 (CVE-2018-5150)

- Mozilla: Backport critical security fixes in Skia (CVE-2018-5183)

- Mozilla: Use-after-free with SVG animations and clip paths (CVE-2018-5154)

- Mozilla: Use-after-free with SVG animations and text paths (CVE-2018-5155)

- Mozilla: Same-origin bypass of PDF Viewer to view protected PDF files (CVE-2018-5157)

- Mozilla: Malicious PDF can inject JavaScript into PDF Viewer (CVE-2018-5158)

- Mozilla: Integer overflow and out-of-bounds write in Skia (CVE-2018-5159)

- Mozilla: Lightweight themes can be installed without user interaction (CVE-2018-5168)

- Mozilla: Buffer overflow during UTF-8 to Unicode string conversion through legacy extension (CVE-2018-5178)

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?479af3f2

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 109851

File Name: sl_20180515_firefox_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/05/16

Updated: 2020/05/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/05/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/06/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5150, CVE-2018-5154, CVE-2018-5155, CVE-2018-5157, CVE-2018-5158, CVE-2018-5159, CVE-2018-5168, CVE-2018-5178, CVE-2018-5183