Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on SL6.x i386/x86_64 (20191205)

high Nessus Plugin ID 131830

Synopsis

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

Description

Security Fix(es) :

- Mozilla: Use-after-free in worker destruction (CVE-2019-17008)

- Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 71 and Firefox ESR 68.3 (CVE-2019-17012)

- Mozilla: Buffer overflow in plain text serializer (CVE-2019-17005)

- Mozilla: Use-after-free when performing device orientation checks (CVE-2019-17010)

- Mozilla: Use-after-free when retrieving a document in antitracking (CVE-2019-17011)

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?50beda6d

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 131830

File Name: sl_20191205_firefox_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/9/2019

Updated: 5/29/2020

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-17012

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: 12/5/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/8/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-17005, CVE-2019-17008, CVE-2019-17010, CVE-2019-17011, CVE-2019-17012