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

critical Nessus Plugin ID 109851
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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: Critical

ID: 109851

File Name: sl_20180515_firefox_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/16/2018

Updated: 5/29/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

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: 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: 5/15/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/11/2018

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