CentOS 8 : firefox (CESA-2019:4111)

high Nessus Plugin ID 145585
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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-2019:4111 advisory.

- Mozilla: Buffer overflow in plain text serializer (CVE-2019-17005)

- Mozilla: Use-after-free in worker destruction (CVE-2019-17008)

- Mozilla: Use-after-free when performing device orientation checks (CVE-2019-17010)

- Mozilla: Use-after-free when retrieving a document in antitracking (CVE-2019-17011)

- Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 71 and Firefox ESR 68.3 (CVE-2019-17012)

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-2019:4111

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 145585

File Name: centos8_RHSA-2019-4111.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/29/2021

Updated: 3/23/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-17012

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

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

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: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: 12/5/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/3/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-17005, CVE-2019-17008, CVE-2019-17010, CVE-2019-17011, CVE-2019-17012

RHSA: 2019:4111