CentOS 7 : firefox (CESA-2020:2827)

high Nessus Plugin ID 138377

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote CentOS Linux 7 host has a package installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the CESA-2020:2827 advisory.

- Mozilla: Memory corruption due to missing sign-extension for ValueTags on ARM64 (CVE-2020-12417)

- Mozilla: Information disclosure due to manipulated URL object (CVE-2020-12418)

- Mozilla: Use-after-free in nsGlobalWindowInner (CVE-2020-12419)

- Mozilla: Use-After-Free when trying to connect to a STUN server (CVE-2020-12420)

- Mozilla: Add-On updates did not respect the same certificate trust rules as software updates (CVE-2020-12421)

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?1803013a

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/119.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/200.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/296.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/416.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 138377

File Name: centos_RHSA-2020-2827.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/10/2020

Updated: 11/30/2020

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

Risk Information

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 Score Source: CVE-2020-12420

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:centos:centos:firefox, cpe:/o:centos:centos:7

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/8/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/30/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-12417, CVE-2020-12418, CVE-2020-12419, CVE-2020-12420, CVE-2020-12421

RHSA: 2020:2827

IAVA: 2020-A-0287-S

CWE: 119, 200, 296, 416