Debian DSA-4235-1 : firefox-esr - security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 110729
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VPR Score: 6.7

Synopsis

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

Description

Several security issues have been found in the Mozilla Firefox web browser: Multiple memory safety errors and other implementation errors may lead to the execution of arbitrary code, denial of service, cross-site request forgery or information disclosure.

Solution

Upgrade the firefox-esr packages.

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 52.9.0esr-1~deb9u1.

See Also

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

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

https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4235

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 110729

File Name: debian_DSA-4235.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/28/2018

Updated: 12/7/2018

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 6/27/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12359, CVE-2018-12360, CVE-2018-12362, CVE-2018-12363, CVE-2018-12364, CVE-2018-12365, CVE-2018-12366, CVE-2018-5156

DSA: 4235