Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on SL7.x x86_64 (20180927)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 117851
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VPR Score: 5.9

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?cd93fdd2

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 117851

File Name: sl_20180927_firefox_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/1/2018

Updated: 5/29/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.4

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

CVSS v3.0

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: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

Patch Publication Date: 9/27/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/18/2018

Reference Information

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