CentOS 8 : firefox (CESA-2019:0966)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 145595
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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-2019:0966 advisory.

- Mozilla: Proxy Auto-Configuration file can define localhost access to be proxied (CVE-2018-18506)

- Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 66 and Firefox ESR 60.6 (CVE-2019-9788)

- Mozilla: Use-after-free when removing in-use DOM elements (CVE-2019-9790)

- Mozilla: Type inference is incorrect for constructors entered through on-stack replacement with IonMonkey (CVE-2019-9791)

- Mozilla: IonMonkey leaks JS_OPTIMIZED_OUT magic value to script (CVE-2019-9792)

- Mozilla: Improper bounds checks when Spectre mitigations are disabled (CVE-2019-9793)

- Mozilla: Type-confusion in IonMonkey JIT compiler (CVE-2019-9795)

- Mozilla: Use-after-free with SMIL animation controller (CVE-2019-9796)

- Mozilla: IonMonkey MArraySlice has incorrect alias information (CVE-2019-9810)

- Mozilla: Ionmonkey type confusion with __proto__ mutations (CVE-2019-9813)

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-2019:0966

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 145595

File Name: centos8_RHSA-2019-0966.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-2019-9796

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.4

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/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 Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/7/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/29/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-18506, CVE-2019-9788, CVE-2019-9790, CVE-2019-9791, CVE-2019-9792, CVE-2019-9793, CVE-2019-9795, CVE-2019-9796, CVE-2019-9810, CVE-2019-9813

BID: 106773, 107487, 107548

RHSA: 2019:0966