Debian DSA-4220-1 : firefox-esr - security update

medium Nessus Plugin ID 110419
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VPR Score: 7.4

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Ivan Fratric discovered a buffer overflow in the Skia graphics library used by Firefox, which could result in the execution of arbitrary code.

Solution

Upgrade the firefox-esr packages.

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 52.8.1esr-1~deb8u1.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 52.8.1esr-1~deb9u1.

See Also

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/firefox-esr

https://packages.debian.org/source/jessie/firefox-esr

https://packages.debian.org/source/stretch/firefox-esr

https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4220

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 110419

File Name: debian_DSA-4220.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/11/2018

Updated: 4/5/2019

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 7.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:firefox-esr, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/8/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-6126