Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS / 19.04 / 19.10 : Firefox vulnerabilities (USN-4165-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 130200
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VPR Score: 6.7

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description

Multiple security issues were discovered in Firefox. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could potentially exploit these to cause a denial of service, bypass security restrictions, bypass same-origin restrictions, conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks, bypass content security policy (CSP) protections, or execute arbitrary code.

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Solution

Update the affected firefox package.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/4165-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 130200

File Name: ubuntu_USN-4165-1.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/24/2019

Updated: 9/17/2020

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: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#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: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:19.04:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:19.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04:-:lts:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:firefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Debian/dpkg-l, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/23/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/27/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-15903, CVE-2018-6156, CVE-2019-11757, CVE-2019-11759, CVE-2019-11760, CVE-2019-11761, CVE-2019-11762, CVE-2019-11763, CVE-2019-11764, CVE-2019-11765, CVE-2019-17000, CVE-2019-17001, CVE-2019-17002

USN: 4165-1

IAVA: 2019-A-0395