RHEL 6 : firefox (RHSA-2018:2881)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 117971

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

An update for firefox is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Critical. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

Mozilla Firefox is an open source web browser, designed for standards compliance, performance, and portability.

This update upgrades Firefox to version 60.2.2 ESR.

Security Fix(es) :

* Mozilla: type confusion in JavaScript (CVE-2018-12386)

* Mozilla: stack out-of-bounds read in Array.prototype.push (CVE-2018-12387)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting these issues. The upstream acknowledges Niklas Baumstark, Samuel Gross, and Bruno Keith as the original reporters, via Beyond Security's SecuriTeam Secure Disclosure program.

Solution

Update the affected firefox and / or firefox-debuginfo packages.

See Also

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

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2881

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-12386

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-12387

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 117971

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2018-2881.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/10/09

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:redhat:enterprise_linux:firefox, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:firefox-debuginfo, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/08

Reference Information

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

RHSA: 2018:2881