Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on SL7.x i686/x86_64 (2022:5479)

high Nessus Plugin ID 162725


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


The remote Scientific Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the SLSA-2022:5479-1 advisory.

- Mozilla: CSP sandbox header without `allow-scripts` can be bypassed via retargeted javascript: URI (CVE-2022-34468)

- Mozilla: Use-after-free in nsSHistory (CVE-2022-34470)

- Mozilla: A popup window could be resized in a way to overlay the address bar with web content (CVE-2022-34479)

- Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 102 and Firefox ESR 91.11 (CVE-2022-34484)

- Mozilla: Undesired attributes could be set as part of prototype pollution (CVE-2022-2200)

- Mozilla: CSP bypass enabling stylesheet injection (CVE-2022-31744)

- Mozilla: Unavailable PAC file resulted in OCSP requests being blocked (CVE-2022-34472)

- Mozilla: Potential integer overflow in ReplaceElementsAt (CVE-2022-34481)

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


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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 162725

File Name: sl_20220701_firefox_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/5/2022

Updated: 8/9/2022

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.4


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-2022-34484


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/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: 7/1/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/28/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-2200, CVE-2022-31744, CVE-2022-34468, CVE-2022-34470, CVE-2022-34472, CVE-2022-34479, CVE-2022-34481, CVE-2022-34484

IAVA: 2022-A-0226-S, 2022-A-0256-S

RHSA: RHSA-2022:5479