Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on SL7.x x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 122995

Synopsis

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

Description

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)

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?9d814a99

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 122995

File Name: sl_20190320_firefox_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/03/21

Updated: 2019/04/29

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: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, 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