RHEL 8 : firefox (RHSA-2022:8548)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 168026

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates for firefox.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 8 host has a package installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2022:8548 advisory.

- expat: use-after free caused by overeager destruction of a shared DTD in XML_ExternalEntityParserCreate (CVE-2022-43680)

- Mozilla: Service Workers might have learned size of cross-origin media files (CVE-2022-45403)

- Mozilla: Fullscreen notification bypass (CVE-2022-45404)

- Mozilla: Use-after-free in InputStream implementation (CVE-2022-45405)

- Mozilla: Use-after-free of a JavaScript Realm (CVE-2022-45406)

- Mozilla: Fullscreen notification bypass via windowName (CVE-2022-45408)

- Mozilla: Use-after-free in Garbage Collection (CVE-2022-45409)

- Mozilla: ServiceWorker-intercepted requests bypassed SameSite cookie policy (CVE-2022-45410)

- Mozilla: Cross-Site Tracing was possible via non-standard override headers (CVE-2022-45411)

- Mozilla: Symlinks may resolve to partially uninitialized buffers (CVE-2022-45412)

- Mozilla: Keystroke Side-Channel Leakage (CVE-2022-45416)

- Mozilla: Custom mouse cursor could have been drawn over browser UI (CVE-2022-45418)

- Mozilla: Iframe contents could be rendered outside the iframe (CVE-2022-45420)

- Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 107 and Firefox ESR 102.5 (CVE-2022-45421)

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 RHEL firefox package based on the guidance in RHSA-2022:8548.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?d5f31152

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2022:8548

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2143197

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2143198

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2143199

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2143200

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2143201

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2143202

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2143203

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2143204

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2143205

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2143240

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2143241

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2143242

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2143243

https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 168026

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2022-8548.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/21/2022

Updated: 4/23/2024

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-45421

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-45406

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_eus:8.6, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:firefox

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/21/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/15/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-43680, CVE-2022-45403, CVE-2022-45404, CVE-2022-45405, CVE-2022-45406, CVE-2022-45408, CVE-2022-45409, CVE-2022-45410, CVE-2022-45411, CVE-2022-45412, CVE-2022-45416, CVE-2022-45418, CVE-2022-45420, CVE-2022-45421

CWE: 1021, 120, 1275, 200, 416, 79, 829

IAVA: 2022-A-0491-S

RHSA: 2022:8548