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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 117893

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: Medium

ID: 117893

File Name: freebsd_pkg_c4f39920781f4aebb6af17ed566c4272.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 2018/10/03

Modified: 2018/12/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P

CVSS v3.0

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: 2018/10/02

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/10/02

Reference Information

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