Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on SL6.x i386/x86_64 (20200414)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 135575
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Synopsis

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

Description

Security Fix(es) :

- Mozilla: Uninitialized memory could be read when using the WebGL copyTexSubImage method (CVE-2020-6821)

- Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 75 and Firefox ESR 68.7 (CVE-2020-6825)

- Mozilla: Out of bounds write in GMPDecodeData when processing large images (CVE-2020-6822)

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?e9ca31e3

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 135575

File Name: sl_20200414_firefox_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/15/2020

Updated: 5/29/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

Temporal Vector: 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: 4/14/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/24/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-6821, CVE-2020-6822, CVE-2020-6825