CentOS 8 : firefox (CESA-2019:1764)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 145616

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-2019:1764 advisory.

- Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 68 and Firefox ESR 60.8 (CVE-2019-11709)

- Mozilla: Script injection within domain through inner window reuse (CVE-2019-11711)

- Mozilla: Cross-origin POST requests can be made with NPAPI plugins by following 308 redirects (CVE-2019-11712)

- Mozilla: Use-after-free with HTTP/2 cached stream (CVE-2019-11713)

- Mozilla: HTML parsing error can contribute to content XSS (CVE-2019-11715)

- Mozilla: Caret character improperly escaped in origins (CVE-2019-11717)

- Mozilla: Same-origin policy treats all files in a directory as having the same-origin (CVE-2019-11730)

- Mozilla: Sandbox escape via installation of malicious language pack (CVE-2019-9811)

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-2019:1764

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 145616

File Name: centos8_RHSA-2019-1764.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/29/2021

Updated: 3/23/2021

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

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-11713

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/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: 7/11/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/9/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-9811, CVE-2019-11709, CVE-2019-11711, CVE-2019-11712, CVE-2019-11713, CVE-2019-11715, CVE-2019-11717, CVE-2019-11730

BID: 109086

RHSA: 2019:1764