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

high Nessus Plugin ID 137220
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

The calculated severity for Plugins has been updated to use CVSS v3 by default. Plugins that do not have a CVSS v3 score will fall back to CVSS v2 for calculating severity. Severity display preferences can be toggled in the settings dropdown.

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

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#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: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:oracle:linux:8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:oracle:linux:firefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

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