Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on SL7.x i686/x86_64 (2022:4729)

high Nessus Plugin ID 161506

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-2022:4729-1 advisory.

- Mozilla: Untrusted input used in JavaScript object indexing, leading to prototype pollution (CVE-2022-1529)

- Mozilla: Prototype pollution in Top-Level Await implementation (CVE-2022-1802)

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-20224729-1

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 161506

File Name: sl_20220525_firefox_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/25/2022

Updated: 6/7/2022

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-1802

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: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: 5/25/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/20/2022

Reference Information

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

RHSA: RHSA-2022:4729

IAVA: 2022-A-0217-S