Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on SL7.x x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 109852

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?ed22da5c

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 109852

File Name: sl_20180515_firefox_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/05/16

Modified: 2018/12/27

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: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

Patch Publication Date: 2018/05/15

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