CentOS 7 : firefox (CESA-2020:5239)

high Nessus Plugin ID 144004

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote CentOS Linux 7 host has a package installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the CESA-2020:5239 advisory.

- Mozilla: Variable time processing of cross-origin images during drawImage calls (CVE-2020-16012)

- Mozilla: Parsing mismatches could confuse and bypass security sanitizer for chrome privileged code (CVE-2020-26951)

- Mozilla: Fullscreen could be enabled without displaying the security UI (CVE-2020-26953)

- Mozilla: XSS through paste (manual and clipboard API) (CVE-2020-26956)

- Mozilla: Requests intercepted through ServiceWorkers lacked MIME type restrictions (CVE-2020-26958)

- Mozilla: Use-after-free in WebRequestService (CVE-2020-26959)

- Mozilla: Potential use-after-free in uses of nsTArray (CVE-2020-26960)

- Mozilla: DoH did not filter IPv4 mapped IP Addresses (CVE-2020-26961)

- Mozilla: Software keyboards may have remembered typed passwords (CVE-2020-26965)

- Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 83 and Firefox ESR 78.5 (CVE-2020-26968)

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?3bb2cd04

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/79.html

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

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/212.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/354.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/358.html

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

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/451.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/829.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 144004

File Name: centos_RHSA-2020-5239.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/9/2020

Updated: 12/11/2020

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

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 Score Source: CVE-2020-26968

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: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:firefox, cpe:/o:centos:centos:7

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: 12/9/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/17/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-16012, CVE-2020-26951, CVE-2020-26953, CVE-2020-26956, CVE-2020-26958, CVE-2020-26959, CVE-2020-26960, CVE-2020-26961, CVE-2020-26965, CVE-2020-26968

RHSA: 2020:5239

CWE: 79, 120, 212, 354, 358, 416, 451, 829