CentOS 6 : firefox (CESA-2020:4330)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 142649
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Synopsis

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

Description

The remote CentOS Linux 6 host has a package installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the CESA-2020:4330 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

http://www.nessus.org/u?9c933594

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/120.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 142649

File Name: centos_RHSA-2020-4330.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/9/2020

Updated: 11/30/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.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: 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:centos:centos:firefox, cpe:/o:centos:centos:6

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: 11/9/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/6/2020

Reference Information

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

RHSA: 2020:4330

CWE: 120