Slackware 14.2 / current : mozilla-firefox (SSA:2018-265-01)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 117654
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Synopsis

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description

New mozilla-firefox packages are available for Slackware 14.2 and
-current to fix security issues.

Solution

Update the affected mozilla-firefox package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?a489b086

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 117654

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2018-265-01.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 9/24/2018

Updated: 12/7/2018

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.1

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:mozilla-firefox, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Patch Publication Date: 9/22/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12383

SSA: 2018-265-01