RHEL 8 : firefox (RHSA-2020:0295)

high Nessus Plugin ID 133386
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Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

An update for firefox is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.0 Update Services for SAP Solutions.

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: 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: 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: 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)

* 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 and / or firefox-debugsource packages.

See Also

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/79.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/120.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/416.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/843.html

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-17005

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-17008

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-17010

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-17011

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-17012

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-17016

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-17017

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-17022

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-17024

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-17026

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:0295

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1779431

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1779434

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1779435

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1779436

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1779437

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1788723

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1788724

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1788726

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1788727

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1789214

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 133386

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2020-0295.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/31/2020

Updated: 3/24/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-17026

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.4

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: cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_e4s:8.0, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:firefox, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:firefox-debugsource

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/30/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/3/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-17005, CVE-2019-17008, CVE-2019-17010, CVE-2019-17011, CVE-2019-17012, CVE-2019-17016, CVE-2019-17017, CVE-2019-17022, CVE-2019-17024, CVE-2019-17026

RHSA: 2020:0295

CWE: 79, 120, 416, 843