RHEL 6 : firefox (RHSA-2020:2378)

high Nessus Plugin ID 143075

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Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 6 host has a package installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2020:2378 advisory.

- Mozilla: Use-after-free in SharedWorkerService (CVE-2020-12405)

- Mozilla: JavaScript Type confusion with NativeTypes (CVE-2020-12406)

- Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 77 and Firefox ESR 68.9 (CVE-2020-12410)

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

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

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-12405

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-12406

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-12410

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:2378

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1843030

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1843312

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1843313

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 143075

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2020-2378.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/19/2020

Updated: 10/12/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl, redhat_repos.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-12410

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

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 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:enterprise_linux:6, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_eus:6.0, 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: 6/3/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/2/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-12405, CVE-2020-12406, CVE-2020-12410

RHSA: 2020:2378

IAVA: 2020-A-0238-S, 2020-A-0344-S

CWE: 120, 416, 843