Debian DSA-4391-1 : firefox-esr - security update

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 122268

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Multiple security issues have been found in the Mozilla Firefox web browser, which could potentially result in the execution of arbitrary code.

Solution

Upgrade the firefox-esr packages.

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 60.5.1esr-1~deb9u1.

See Also

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/firefox-esr

https://packages.debian.org/source/stretch/firefox-esr

https://www.debian.org/security/2019/dsa-4391

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 122268

File Name: debian_DSA-4391.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/02/19

Updated: 2019/02/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:firefox-esr, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 2019/02/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/12/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-18356, CVE-2019-5785

DSA: 4391