Oracle Linux 8 : firefox (ELSA-2020-1341)

high Nessus Plugin ID 135377

Synopsis

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.

Description

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2020:1341 :

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2020:1341 advisory.

- Mozilla: Use-after-free while running the nsDocShell destructor (CVE-2020-6819)

- Mozilla: Use-after-free when handling a ReadableStream (CVE-2020-6820)

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

Solution

Update the affected firefox package.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2020-April/009786.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 135377

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2020-1341.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/10/2020

Updated: 1/25/2022

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-6820

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

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

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:firefox, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:8

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/9/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/24/2020

CISA Known Exploited Dates: 5/3/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-6819, CVE-2020-6820

RHSA: 2020:1341