Mozilla Firefox < 72.0.1

medium Nessus Plugin ID 132715
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VPR Score: 9

Synopsis

A web browser installed on the remote Windows host is affected by a vulnerability.

Description

The version of Firefox installed on the remote Windows host is prior to 72.0.1.
It is, therefore, affected by the vulnerability as referenced in the mfsa2020-03 advisory.

- Incorrect alias information in IonMonkey JIT compiler for setting array elements could lead to a type confusion. We are aware of targeted attacks in the wild abusing this flaw. (CVE-2019-17026)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Upgrade to Mozilla Firefox version 72.0.1 or later.

See Also

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2020-03/

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 132715

File Name: mozilla_firefox_72_0_1.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 1/8/2020

Updated: 3/5/2020

Dependencies: 20862

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 9

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-17026

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 8.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox

Required KB Items: Mozilla/Firefox/Version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/8/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/8/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-17026

MFSA: 2020-03