CentOS 6 : firefox (CESA-2020:0086)

high Nessus Plugin ID 132873
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Synopsis

The remote CentOS host is missing a security update.

Description

An update for firefox is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Critical. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

Mozilla Firefox is an open source web browser, designed for standards compliance, performance, and portability.

This update upgrades Firefox to version 68.4.1 ESR.

Security Fix(es) :

* Mozilla: IonMonkey type confusion with StoreElementHole and FallibleStoreElement (CVE-2019-17026)

* Mozilla: Bypass of @namespace CSS sanitization during pasting (CVE-2019-17016)

* Mozilla: Type Confusion in XPCVariant.cpp (CVE-2019-17017)

* Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 72 and Firefox ESR 68.4 (CVE-2019-17024)

* Mozilla: CSS sanitization does not escape HTML tags (CVE-2019-17022)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Solution

Update the affected firefox package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?54f09a2b

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 132873

File Name: centos_RHSA-2020-0086.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/15/2020

Updated: 2/18/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-17017

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.5

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:centos:centos:firefox, cpe:/o:centos:centos:6

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/CentOS/release, Host/CentOS/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/14/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/8/2020

Reference Information

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

RHSA: 2020:0086