Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on SL7.x x86_64 (20180628)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 110935
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

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Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

This update upgrades Firefox to version 60.1.0 ESR.

Many older firefox extensions must be updated to work with this new release.

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)

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?d089fa84

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 110935

File Name: sl_20180628_firefox_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/6/2018

Updated: 5/29/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.4

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:fermilab:scientific_linux:firefox, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:firefox-debuginfo, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

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