Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on SL7.x x86_64 (20191023)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 130192
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VPR Score: 6.7

Synopsis

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

Description

This update upgrades Firefox to version 68.2.0 ESR.

Security Fix(es) :

- Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 70 and Firefox ESR 68.2 (CVE-2019-11764)

- Mozilla: Use-after-free when creating index updates in IndexedDB (CVE-2019-11757)

- Mozilla: Potentially exploitable crash due to 360 Total Security (CVE-2019-11758)

- Mozilla: Stack buffer overflow in HKDF output (CVE-2019-11759)

- Mozilla: Stack buffer overflow in WebRTC networking (CVE-2019-11760)

- Mozilla: Unintended access to a privileged JSONView object (CVE-2019-11761)

- Mozilla: document.domain-based origin isolation has same-origin-property violation (CVE-2019-11762)

- Mozilla: Incorrect HTML parsing results in XSS bypass technique (CVE-2019-11763)

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?9dde1c4a

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 130192

File Name: sl_20191023_firefox_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/24/2019

Updated: 1/29/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-11764

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:firefox, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:firefox-debuginfo, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/23/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/8/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-11757, CVE-2019-11758, CVE-2019-11759, CVE-2019-11760, CVE-2019-11761, CVE-2019-11762, CVE-2019-11763, CVE-2019-11764

IAVA: 2019-A-0395