Mozilla Firefox < 62.0.3 Multiple Vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Plugin ID 117921
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Synopsis

A web browser installed on the remote Windows host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

The version of Mozilla Firefox installed on the remote Windows host is prior to 62.0.3. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities as noted in Mozilla Firefox stable channel update release notes for 2018/10/02. Please refer to the release notes for additional information. Note that Nessus has not attempted to exploit these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self- reported version number.

Solution

Upgrade to Mozilla Firefox version 62.0.3 or later.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?3c59dd1b

http://www.nessus.org/u?b5d12f1e

http://www.nessus.org/u?0b443a0e

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 117921

File Name: mozilla_firefox_62_0_3.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 10/4/2018

Updated: 4/27/2020

Dependencies: mozilla_org_installed.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-12387

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 4.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.1

Temporal Score: 7.9

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox

Required KB Items: Mozilla/Firefox/Version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/2/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/2/2018

Reference Information

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

BID: 105460

MFSA: 2018-24