RHEL 7 : firefox (RHSA-2020:4310)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 141819

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Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 host has a package installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2020:4310 advisory.

- Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 82 and Firefox ESR 78.4 (CVE-2020-15683)

- chromium-browser: Use after free in WebRTC (CVE-2020-15969)

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/120.html

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-15969

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1885885

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-15683

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1889932

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:4310

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 141819

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2020-4310.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/22/2020

Updated: 10/12/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl, redhat_repos.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-15683

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/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:redhat:enterprise_linux:7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3: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: 10/22/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/6/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-15969, CVE-2020-15683

CWE: 120

RHSA: 2020:4310

IAVA: 2020-A-0443-S, 2020-A-0472-S, 2020-A-0486-S