CentOS 8 : firefox (CESA-2020:3557)

high Nessus Plugin ID 145857

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-2020:3557 advisory.

- Mozilla: Integer overflow in nsJPEGEncoder::emptyOutputBuffer (CVE-2020-12422)

- Mozilla: WebRTC permission prompt could have been bypassed by a compromised content process (CVE-2020-12424)

- Mozilla: Out of bound read in Date.parse() (CVE-2020-12425)

- Mozilla: X-Frame-Options bypass using object or embed tags (CVE-2020-15648)

- Mozilla: Bypassing iframe sandbox when allowing popups (CVE-2020-15653)

- Mozilla: Custom cursor can overlay user interface (CVE-2020-15654)

- Mozilla: Type confusion for special arguments in IonMonkey (CVE-2020-15656)

- Mozilla: Overriding file type when saving to disk (CVE-2020-15658)

- Mozilla: Attacker-induced prompt for extension installation (CVE-2020-15664)

- Mozilla: Use-After-Free when aborting an operation (CVE-2020-15669)

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-2020:3557

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 145857

File Name: centos8_RHSA-2020-3557.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/1/2021

Updated: 3/23/2021

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

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-15656

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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: 8/26/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/30/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-12422, CVE-2020-12424, CVE-2020-12425, CVE-2020-15648, CVE-2020-15653, CVE-2020-15654, CVE-2020-15656, CVE-2020-15658, CVE-2020-15664, CVE-2020-15669

RHSA: 2020:3557