RHEL 6 : firefox (RHSA-2020:3558)

High Nessus Plugin ID 139810

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VPR Score: 6.7

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 6 host has a package installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2020:3558 advisory.

- Mozilla: Attacker-induced prompt for extension installation (CVE-2020-15664)

- Mozilla: Use-After-Free when aborting an operation (CVE-2020-15669)

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

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/648.html

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-15664

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-15669

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:3558

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1872531

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1872532

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 139810

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2020-3558.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/08/26

Updated: 2020/11/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-15669

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6::client, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6::computenode, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6::server, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6::workstation, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:firefox

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

Patch Publication Date: 2020/08/26

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/08/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-15664, CVE-2020-15669

RHSA: 2020:3558

CWE: 416, 648