RHEL 8 : firefox (RHSA-2019:0966)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 124662
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Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

An update for firefox is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.

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 60.6.1 ESR. (BZ#1690308)

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: IonMonkey MArraySlice has incorrect alias information (CVE-2019-9810)

* Mozilla: Ionmonkey type confusion with __proto__ mutations (CVE-2019-9813)

* 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, firefox-debuginfo and / or firefox-debugsource packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:0966

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-18506

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-9788

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-9790

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-9791

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-9792

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-9793

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-9795

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-9796

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-9810

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-9813

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 124662

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2019-0966.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/7/2019

Updated: 5/29/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

CVSS v3

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:redhat:enterprise_linux:firefox, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:firefox-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:firefox-debugsource, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:8, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:8.0

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/7/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/5/2019

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, CVE-2019-9810, CVE-2019-9813

RHSA: 2019:0966