Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on SL6.x i686/x86_64 (2020:5104)

high Nessus Plugin ID 143044

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Scientific Linux 6 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the SLSA-2020:5104-1 advisory.

- Mozilla: Write side effects in MCallGetProperty opcode not accounted for (CVE-2020-26950)

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 and / or firefox-debuginfo packages.

See Also

https://www.scientificlinux.org/category/sl-errata/slsa-20205104-1

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 143044

File Name: sl_20201112_firefox_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/18/2020

Updated: 3/1/2022

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-26950

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 8.2

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/12/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/9/2020

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Firefox MCallGetProperty Write Side Effects Use After Free Exploit)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-26950