Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on SL6.x i386/x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 117973

Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

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)

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?bf63d2bc

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 117973

File Name: sl_20181008_firefox_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/10/09

Modified: 2018/10/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/08

Reference Information

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