Debian DSA-4304-1 : firefox-esr - security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 117677
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Synopsis

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

Description

Two security issues have been found in the Mozilla Firefox web browser, which could potentially result in the execution of arbitrary code and local information disclosure.

Solution

Upgrade the firefox-esr packages.

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 60.2.1esr-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-4304

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 117677

File Name: debian_DSA-4304.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/25/2018

Updated: 12/7/2018

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.4

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/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: 9/23/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12383, CVE-2018-12385

DSA: 4304