Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on SL6.x i386/x86_64 (20191031)

high Nessus Plugin ID 130498
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Synopsis

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

Description

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?dac778f8

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 130498

File Name: sl_20191031_firefox_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/4/2019

Updated: 1/29/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-11764

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

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

Risk Factor: High

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: 10/31/2019

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