RHEL 6 : firefox (RHSA-2018:2112)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 110799
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

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Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

An update for firefox is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Critical. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

Mozilla Firefox is an open source web browser, designed for standards compliance, performance, and portability.

This update upgrades Firefox to version 60.1.0 ESR.

Security Fix(es) :

* Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 61, Firefox ESR 60.1, and Firefox ESR 52.9 (CVE-2018-5188)

* Mozilla: Buffer overflow using computed size of canvas element (CVE-2018-12359)

* Mozilla: Use-after-free using focus() (CVE-2018-12360)

* Mozilla: Media recorder segmentation fault when track type is changed during capture (CVE-2018-5156)

* Skia: Heap buffer overflow rasterizing paths in SVG (CVE-2018-6126)

* Mozilla: Integer overflow in SSSE3 scaler (CVE-2018-12362)

* Mozilla: Use-after-free when appending DOM nodes (CVE-2018-12363)

* Mozilla: CSRF attacks through 307 redirects and NPAPI plugins (CVE-2018-12364)

* Mozilla: address bar username and password spoofing in reader mode (CVE-2017-7762)

* Mozilla: Compromised IPC child process can list local filenames (CVE-2018-12365)

* Mozilla: Invalid data handling during QCMS transformations (CVE-2018-12366)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting these issues. Upstream acknowledges Alex Gaynor, Christoph Diehl, Christian Holler, Jason Kratzer, David Major, Jon Coppeard, Nicolas B. Pierron, Marcia Knous, Ronald Crane, Nils, F. Alonso (revskills), David Black, and OSS-Fuzz as the original reporters.

Solution

Update the affected firefox and / or firefox-debuginfo packages.

See Also

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-16/

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2112

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-7762

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-5156

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-5188

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-6126

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-12359

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-12360

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-12362

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-12363

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-12364

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-12365

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-12366

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 110799

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2018-2112.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/29/2018

Updated: 5/29/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

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:redhat:enterprise_linux:firefox, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:firefox-debuginfo, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/28/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/11/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-7762, CVE-2018-12359, CVE-2018-12360, CVE-2018-12362, CVE-2018-12363, CVE-2018-12364, CVE-2018-12365, CVE-2018-12366, CVE-2018-5156, CVE-2018-5188, CVE-2018-6126

RHSA: 2018:2112