Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on SL7.x x86_64 (20181025)

High Nessus Plugin ID 118443

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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

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

Description

This update upgrades Firefox to version 60.3.0 ESR.

Security Fix(es) :

- Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 63 and Firefox ESR 60.3 (CVE-2018-12390)

- Mozilla: Crash with nested event loops (CVE-2018-12392)

- Mozilla: Integer overflow during Unicode conversion while loading JavaScript (CVE-2018-12393)

- Mozilla: WebExtension bypass of domain restrictions through header rewriting (CVE-2018-12395)

- Mozilla: WebExtension content scripts can execute in disallowed contexts (CVE-2018-12396)

- Mozilla: WebExtension local file permission check bypass (CVE-2018-12397)

- Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox ESR 60.3 (CVE-2018-12389)

Bug Fix(es) :

- Previously, passwords saved in the Firefox browser and encrypted by a master password were erased when Firefox was exited. This update ensures that NSS files used to decrypt stored login data are handled correctly. As a result, the affected passwords are no longer lost after restarting Firefox.

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?41b48e20

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 118443

File Name: sl_20181025_firefox_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/10/26

Updated: 2020/05/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

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:fermilab:scientific_linux:firefox, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:firefox-debuginfo, 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: 2018/10/25

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/02/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12389, CVE-2018-12390, CVE-2018-12392, CVE-2018-12393, CVE-2018-12395, CVE-2018-12396, CVE-2018-12397