FreeBSD : mozilla -- multiple vulnerabilities (b1f7d52f-fc42-48e8-8403-87d4c9d26229)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 121447



The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


Mozilla Foundation reports :

CVE-2018-18500: Use-after-free parsing HTML5 stream

CVE-2018-18503: Memory corruption with Audio Buffer

CVE-2018-18504: Memory corruption and out-of-bounds read of texture client buffer

CVE-2018-18505: Privilege escalation through IPC channel messages

CVE-2018-18506: Proxy Auto-Configuration file can define localhost access to be proxied

CVE-2018-18502: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 65

CVE-2018-18501: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 65 and Firefox ESR 60.5


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 121447

File Name: freebsd_pkg_b1f7d52ffc4248e8840387d4c9d26229.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Published: 1/30/2019

Updated: 2/10/2021

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-18502


Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.9


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.4

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:firefox, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:firefox-esr, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:libxul, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-firefox, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-seamonkey, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-thunderbird, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:seamonkey, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:thunderbird, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:waterfox, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/29/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/29/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-18500, CVE-2018-18501, CVE-2018-18502, CVE-2018-18503, CVE-2018-18504, CVE-2018-18505, CVE-2018-18506