Debian DSA-4466-1 : firefox-esr - security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 126012
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Synopsis

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

Description

Samuel Gross discovered a type confusion bug in the JavaScript engine of the Mozilla Firefox web browser, which could result in the execution of arbitrary code when browsing a malicious website.

Solution

Upgrade the firefox-esr packages.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 60.7.1esr-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-4466

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 126012

File Name: debian_DSA-4466.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/19/2019

Updated: 8/13/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.9

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

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

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/18/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/23/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-11707

DSA: 4466