CentOS 8 : firefox (CESA-2019:3196)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 145572
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VPR Score: 6.7

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote CentOS Linux 8 host has a package installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the CESA-2019:3196 advisory.

- Mozilla: Use-after-free when creating index updates in IndexedDB (CVE-2019-11757)

- Mozilla: Potentially exploitable crash due to 360 Total Security (CVE-2019-11758)

- Mozilla: Stack buffer overflow in HKDF output (CVE-2019-11759)

- Mozilla: Stack buffer overflow in WebRTC networking (CVE-2019-11760)

- Mozilla: Unintended access to a privileged JSONView object (CVE-2019-11761)

- Mozilla: document.domain-based origin isolation has same-origin-property violation (CVE-2019-11762)

- Mozilla: Incorrect HTML parsing results in XSS bypass technique (CVE-2019-11763)

- Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 70 and Firefox ESR 68.2 (CVE-2019-11764)

- expat: heap-based buffer over-read via crafted XML input (CVE-2019-15903)

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://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:3196

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 145572

File Name: centos8_RHSA-2019-3196.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/29/2021

Updated: 3/23/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-11764

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

CVSS v3.0

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:centos:centos:8, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:firefox

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: 10/24/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/4/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-11757, CVE-2019-11758, CVE-2019-11759, CVE-2019-11760, CVE-2019-11761, CVE-2019-11762, CVE-2019-11763, CVE-2019-11764, CVE-2019-15903

RHSA: 2019:3196