Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on SL7.x i686/x86_64 (2022:1703)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 160543

Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote Scientific Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the SLSA-2022:1703-1 advisory.

- Mozilla: Bypassing permission prompt in nested browsing contexts (CVE-2022-29909)

- Mozilla: iframe Sandbox bypass (CVE-2022-29911)

- Mozilla: Fullscreen notification bypass using popups (CVE-2022-29914)

- Mozilla: Leaking browser history with CSS variables (CVE-2022-29916)

- Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 100 and Firefox ESR 91.9 (CVE-2022-29917)

- Mozilla: Reader mode bypassed SameSite cookies (CVE-2022-29912)

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected firefox and / or firefox-debuginfo packages.

See Also

https://www.scientificlinux.org/category/sl-errata/slsa-20221703-1

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 160543

File Name: sl_20220504_firefox_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/5/2022

Updated: 1/3/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-29917

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:fermilab:scientific_linux, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:firefox, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:firefox-debuginfo

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/4/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/3/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-29909, CVE-2022-29911, CVE-2022-29912, CVE-2022-29914, CVE-2022-29916, CVE-2022-29917

RHSA: RHSA-2022:1703

IAVA: 2022-A-0188-S