GLSA-201810-01 : Mozilla Firefox: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 117894

Synopsis

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201810-01 (Mozilla Firefox: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Mozilla Firefox. Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to view a specially crafted web page, possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition. Furthermore, a remote attacker may be able to perform Man-in-the-Middle attacks, obtain sensitive information, spoof the address bar, conduct clickjacking attacks, bypass security restrictions and protection mechanisms, or have other unspecified impact.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All Mozilla Firefox users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-client/firefox-60.2.2' All Mozilla Firefox binary users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-client/firefox-bin-60.2.2'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201810-01

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 117894

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201810-01.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 2018/10/03

Modified: 2018/12/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:firefox, p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:firefox-bin, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-16541, CVE-2018-12358, CVE-2018-12359, CVE-2018-12360, CVE-2018-12361, CVE-2018-12362, CVE-2018-12363, CVE-2018-12364, CVE-2018-12365, CVE-2018-12366, CVE-2018-12367, CVE-2018-12368, CVE-2018-12369, CVE-2018-12370, CVE-2018-12371, CVE-2018-12376, CVE-2018-12377, CVE-2018-12378, CVE-2018-12379, CVE-2018-12381, CVE-2018-12383, CVE-2018-12385, CVE-2018-12386, CVE-2018-12387, CVE-2018-5125, CVE-2018-5127, CVE-2018-5129, CVE-2018-5130, CVE-2018-5131, CVE-2018-5144, CVE-2018-5150, CVE-2018-5154, CVE-2018-5155, CVE-2018-5156, CVE-2018-5157, CVE-2018-5158, CVE-2018-5159, CVE-2018-5168, CVE-2018-5178, CVE-2018-5183, CVE-2018-5186, CVE-2018-5187, CVE-2018-5188, CVE-2018-6126

GLSA: 201810-01