CentOS 7 : firefox (CESA-2020:2037)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 136773

Synopsis

The remote CentOS host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 host has a package installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2020:2037 advisory.

- Mozilla: Use-after-free during worker shutdown (CVE-2020-12387)

- Mozilla: Arbitrary local file access with 'Copy as cURL' (CVE-2020-12392)

- Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 76 and Firefox ESR 68.8 (CVE-2020-12395)

- Mozilla: Buffer overflow in SCTP chunk input validation (CVE-2020-6831)

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

http://www.nessus.org/u?c277f0b4

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 136773

File Name: centos_RHSA-2020-2037.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/22/2020

Updated: 1/26/2022

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-12395

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:firefox, cpe:/o:centos:centos:7

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/21/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/26/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-6831, CVE-2020-12387, CVE-2020-12392, CVE-2020-12395

RHSA: 2020:2037

IAVA: 2020-A-0190-S