Debian DSA-4600-1 : firefox-esr - security update

medium Nessus Plugin ID 132760
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VPR Score: 9.2

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Multiple security issues have been found in the Mozilla Firefox web browser, which could potentially result in the execution of arbitrary code, data exfiltration or cross-site scripting.

Solution

Upgrade the firefox-esr packages.

For the oldstable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 68.4.1esr-1~deb9u1.

For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 68.4.1esr-1~deb10u1.

See Also

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/firefox-esr

https://packages.debian.org/source/stretch/firefox-esr

https://packages.debian.org/source/buster/firefox-esr

https://www.debian.org/security/2020/dsa-4600

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 132760

File Name: debian_DSA-4600.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/10/2020

Updated: 2/14/2020

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 9.2

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-17024

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:debian:debian_linux:firefox-esr, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:10.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

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

Exploit Available: undefined

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/9/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/8/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-17016, CVE-2019-17017, CVE-2019-17022, CVE-2019-17024, CVE-2019-17026