Oracle Linux 6 : firefox (ELSA-2019-0623)

High Nessus Plugin ID 122992

Synopsis

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.

Description

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2019:0623 :

An update for firefox is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Critical. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

Mozilla Firefox is an open source web browser, designed for standards compliance, performance, and portability.

This update upgrades Firefox to version 60.6.0 ESR.

Security Fix(es) :

* Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 66 and Firefox ESR 60.6 (CVE-2019-9788)

* Mozilla: Use-after-free when removing in-use DOM elements (CVE-2019-9790)

* Mozilla: Type inference is incorrect for constructors entered through on-stack replacement with IonMonkey (CVE-2019-9791)

* Mozilla: IonMonkey leaks JS_OPTIMIZED_OUT magic value to script (CVE-2019-9792)

* Mozilla: Improper bounds checks when Spectre mitigations are disabled (CVE-2019-9793)

* Mozilla: Type-confusion in IonMonkey JIT compiler (CVE-2019-9795)

* Mozilla: Use-after-free with SMIL animation controller (CVE-2019-9796)

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

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Solution

Update the affected firefox package.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2019-March/008592.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 122992

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2019-0623.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/03/21

Updated: 2019/09/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:firefox, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:6

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/OracleLinux, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/03/20

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/02/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-18506, CVE-2019-9788, CVE-2019-9790, CVE-2019-9791, CVE-2019-9792, CVE-2019-9793, CVE-2019-9795, CVE-2019-9796

RHSA: 2019:0623