Debian DSA-4925-1 : firefox-esr - security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 150228

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Multiple security issues have been found in the Mozilla Firefox web browser, which could potentially result in the execution of arbitrary code.

Solution

Upgrade the firefox-esr packages.

For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 78.11.0esr-1~deb10u1.

See Also

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/firefox-esr

https://packages.debian.org/source/buster/firefox-esr

https://www.debian.org/security/2021/dsa-4925

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 150228

File Name: debian_DSA-4925.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/3/2021

Updated: 6/29/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-29967

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: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:firefox-esr, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:10.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/2/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/24/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-29967

DSA: 4925