Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on SL7.x x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 117851

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?b8a64635

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 117851

File Name: sl_20180927_firefox_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/10/01

Modified: 2018/12/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.4

Vector: CVSS2#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: 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