Oracle Linux 8 : firefox (ELSA-2020-2379)

high Nessus Plugin ID 137220

Synopsis

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.

Description

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2020:2379 :

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2020:2379 advisory.

- Mozilla: Use-after-free in SharedWorkerService (CVE-2020-12405)

- Mozilla: JavaScript Type confusion with NativeTypes (CVE-2020-12406)

- Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 77 and Firefox ESR 68.9 (CVE-2020-12410)

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-June/010008.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 137220

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2020-2379.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/8/2020

Updated: 8/28/2020

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-12410

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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: 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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/5/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/9/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-12405, CVE-2020-12406, CVE-2020-12410

RHSA: 2020:2379

IAVA: 2020-A-0238-S, 2020-A-0344-S