Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on SL7.x x86_64 (20200217)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 133755

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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

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

Description

Security Fix(es) :

- Mozilla: Missing bounds check on shared memory read in the parent process (CVE-2020-6796)

- Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 73 and Firefox ESR 68.5 (CVE-2020-6800)

- Mozilla: Incorrect parsing of template tag could result in JavaScript injection (CVE-2020-6798)

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?c3d30fda

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 133755

File Name: sl_20200217_firefox_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/02/18

Updated: 2020/05/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#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: CVSS:3.0/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: 2020/02/17

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/03/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-6796, CVE-2020-6798, CVE-2020-6800

IAVA: 2020-A-0072-S