CentOS 8 : firefox (CESA-2020:0111)

high Nessus Plugin ID 145921
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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-2020:0111 advisory.

- Mozilla: Bypass of @namespace CSS sanitization during pasting (CVE-2019-17016)

- Mozilla: Type Confusion in XPCVariant.cpp (CVE-2019-17017)

- Mozilla: CSS sanitization does not escape HTML tags (CVE-2019-17022)

- Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 72 and Firefox ESR 68.4 (CVE-2019-17024)

- Mozilla: IonMonkey type confusion with StoreElementHole and FallibleStoreElement (CVE-2019-17026)

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-2020:0111

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 145921

File Name: centos8_RHSA-2020-0111.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/1/2021

Updated: 5/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-17026

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 8.4

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/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: 1/14/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/8/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-17016, CVE-2019-17017, CVE-2019-17022, CVE-2019-17024, CVE-2019-17026

RHSA: 2020:0111