RHEL 8 : firefox (RHSA-2020:3559)

high Nessus Plugin ID 139851

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 8 host has a package installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2020:3559 advisory.

- Mozilla: Integer overflow in nsJPEGEncoder::emptyOutputBuffer (CVE-2020-12422)

- Mozilla: WebRTC permission prompt could have been bypassed by a compromised content process (CVE-2020-12424)

- Mozilla: Out of bound read in Date.parse() (CVE-2020-12425)

- Mozilla: X-Frame-Options bypass using object or embed tags (CVE-2020-15648)

- Mozilla: Bypassing iframe sandbox when allowing popups (CVE-2020-15653)

- Mozilla: Custom cursor can overlay user interface (CVE-2020-15654)

- Mozilla: Type confusion for special arguments in IonMonkey (CVE-2020-15656)

- Mozilla: Overriding file type when saving to disk (CVE-2020-15658)

- 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/125.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/138.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/190.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/276.html

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

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/451.html

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

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/843.html

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-12422

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-12424

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-12425

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-15648

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-15653

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-15654

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-15656

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-15658

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

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

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:3559

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1861645

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1861646

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1861647

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1861649

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1872531

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1872532

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1872537

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1872538

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1872539

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1872540

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 139851

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2020-3559.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/26/2020

Updated: 10/12/2021

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

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-2020-15656

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: cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_e4s:8.1, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_eus:8.1, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:firefox

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/26/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/30/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-12422, CVE-2020-12424, CVE-2020-12425, CVE-2020-15648, CVE-2020-15653, CVE-2020-15654, CVE-2020-15656, CVE-2020-15658, CVE-2020-15664, CVE-2020-15669

RHSA: 2020:3559

IAVA: 2020-A-0287-S, 2020-A-0344-S, 2020-A-0391-S

CWE: 125, 138, 190, 276, 416, 451, 648, 843