Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on SL7.x x86_64 (20181217)

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: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/12/27

Updated: 2020/05/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

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