Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on SL7.x x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 119882

Synopsis

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

Description

This update upgrades Firefox to version 60.4.0 ESR.

Security Fix(es) :

- Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 64 and Firefox ESR 60.4 (CVE-2018-12405)

- Mozilla: Memory corruption in Angle (CVE-2018-17466)

- Mozilla: Use-after-free with select element (CVE-2018-18492)

- Mozilla: Buffer overflow in accelerated 2D canvas with Skia (CVE-2018-18493)

- Mozilla: Same-origin policy violation using location attribute and performance.getEntries to steal cross-origin URLs (CVE-2018-18494)

- Mozilla: Integer overflow when calculating buffer sizes for images (CVE-2018-18498)

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?bb1d2bde

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 119882

File Name: sl_20181217_firefox_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/12/27

Updated: 2019/03/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

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: 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: 2018/12/17

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/11/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12405, CVE-2018-17466, CVE-2018-18492, CVE-2018-18493, CVE-2018-18494, CVE-2018-18498