FreeBSD : mozilla -- multiple vulnerabilities (c4f39920-781f-4aeb-b6af-17ed566c4272)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 117893

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Synopsis

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.

Description

Mozilla Foundation reports : CVE-2018-12386: Type confusion in JavaScript A vulnerability in register allocation in JavaScript can lead to type confusion, allowing for an arbitrary read and write. This leads to remote code execution inside the sandboxed content process when triggered. CVE-2018-12387: A vulnerability where the JavaScript JIT compiler inlines Array.prototype.push with multiple arguments that results in the stack pointer being off by 8 bytes after a bailout.
This leaks a memory address to the calling function which can be used as part of an exploit inside the sandboxed content process.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-24/

http://www.nessus.org/u?0eecaa42

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 117893

File Name: freebsd_pkg_c4f39920781f4aebb6af17ed566c4272.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 10/3/2018

Updated: 7/23/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.4

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:firefox, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:firefox-esr, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:libxul, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-firefox, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-seamonkey, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-thunderbird, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:seamonkey, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:thunderbird, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:waterfox, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 10/2/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/2/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12386, CVE-2018-12387