Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on SL7.x x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 117474

Synopsis

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

Description

This update upgrades Firefox to version 60.2.0 ESR.

Security Fix(es) :

- Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 62 and Firefox ESR 60.2 (CVE-2018-12376)

- Mozilla: Use-after-free in driver timers (CVE-2018-12377)

- Mozilla: Use-after-free in IndexedDB (CVE-2018-12378)

- Mozilla: Proxy bypass using automount and autofs (CVE-2017-16541)

- Mozilla: Out-of-bounds write with malicious MAR file (CVE-2018-12379)

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?6cd00daa

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 117474

File Name: sl_20180912_firefox_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/09/13

Modified: 2018/12/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#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: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/09/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-16541, CVE-2018-12376, CVE-2018-12377, CVE-2018-12378, CVE-2018-12379