Slackware Linux 15.0 / current mozilla-firefox Multiple Vulnerabilities (SSA:2022-140-01)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 161422

Synopsis

The remote Slackware Linux host is missing a security update to mozilla-firefox.

Description

The version of mozilla-firefox installed on the remote host is prior to 100.0.2 / 91.9.1esr. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the SSA:2022-140-01 advisory.

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

Solution

Upgrade the affected mozilla-firefox package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 161422

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2022-140-01.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 5/21/2022

Updated: 6/7/2022

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9

Temporal Score: 6.7

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-1802

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: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:mozilla-firefox, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:15.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/20/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-1529, CVE-2022-1802

IAVA: 2022-A-0217-S