Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on SL6.x i386/x86_64 (20201026)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 142012

Synopsis

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

Description

Security Fix(es) :

- 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)

Solution

Update the affected firefox and / or firefox-debuginfo packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?43d59237

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 142012

File Name: sl_20201026_firefox_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/28/2020

Updated: 11/12/2020

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

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: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: 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: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:firefox, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:firefox-debuginfo, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/26/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/22/2020

Reference Information

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