CentOS 8 : firefox (CESA-2019:1696)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 145685

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-2019:1696 advisory.

- Mozilla: Type confusion in Array.pop (CVE-2019-11707)

- Mozilla: Sandbox escape using Prompt:Open (CVE-2019-11708)

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-2019:1696

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 145685

File Name: centos8_RHSA-2019-1696.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/29/2021

Updated: 5/25/2022

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-11708

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 9.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/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: 7/8/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/18/2019

CISA Known Exploited Dates: 6/13/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-11707, CVE-2019-11708

BID: 108810, 108835

RHSA: 2019:1696