Mozilla Firefox ESR < 52.8 Multiple Critical Vulnerabilities (macOS)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 109866
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Synopsis

A web browser installed on the remote macOS or Mac OS X host is affected by multiple critical and high severity vulnerabilities.

Description

The version of Mozilla Firefox ESR installed on the remote macOS or Mac OS X host is prior to 52.8. It is, therefore, affected by multiple critical and high severity vulnerabilities.

Solution

Upgrade to Mozilla Firefox ESR version 52.8 or later.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?0ba4b131

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 109866

File Name: macos_firefox_52_8_esr.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 5/17/2018

Updated: 11/4/2019

Dependencies: macosx_firefox_installed.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-5183

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: MacOSX/Firefox/Version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/8/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/9/2018

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-2018-5174, CVE-2018-5178, CVE-2018-5183

BID: 104136, 104138

MFSA: 2018-12