Debian DSA-4474-1 : firefox-esr - security update

critical Nessus Plugin ID 126391

Synopsis

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

Description

A sandbox escape was found in the Mozilla Firefox web browser, which could potentially result in the execution of arbitrary code if combined with additional vulnerabilities.

Solution

Upgrade the firefox-esr packages.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 60.7.2esr-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-4474

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 126391

File Name: debian_DSA-4474.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/2/2019

Updated: 5/27/2022

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-11708

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 9.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/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: 7/1/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/23/2019

CISA Known Exploited Dates: 6/13/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-11708

DSA: 4474