Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on SL6.x i386/x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 117850

Synopsis

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

Description

This update upgrades Firefox to version 60.2.1 ESR.

Security Fix(es) :

- Mozilla: Crash in TransportSecurityInfo due to cached data (CVE-2018-12385)

- Mozilla: Setting a master password post-Firefox 58 does not delete unencrypted previously stored passwords (CVE-2018-12383)

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?1642ad98

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 117850

File Name: sl_20180927_firefox_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/10/01

Modified: 2018/10/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

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: 2018/09/27

Reference Information

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