Mozilla Firefox ESR < 60.7.1

high Nessus Plugin ID 125999

Synopsis

A web browser installed on the remote macOS or Mac OS X host is affected by a vulnerability.

Description

The version of Firefox ESR installed on the remote macOS or Mac OS X host is prior to 60.7.1. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the mfsa2019-18 advisory.

- A type confusion vulnerability can occur when manipulating JavaScript objects due to issues in Array.pop. This can allow for an exploitable crash. We are aware of targeted attacks in the wild abusing this flaw. (CVE-2019-11707)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Upgrade to Mozilla Firefox ESR version 60.7.1 or later.

See Also

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2019-18/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 125999

File Name: macos_firefox_60_7_1_esr.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 6/18/2019

Updated: 5/25/2022

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.4

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 Score Source: CVE-2019-11707

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 8.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox_esr

Required KB Items: MacOSX/Firefox/Version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/18/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/18/2019

CISA Known Exploited Dates: 6/13/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-11707

MFSA: 2019-18