RHEL 9 : firefox (RHSA-2023:0286)

high Nessus Plugin ID 170390

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 9 host has a package installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2023:0286 advisory.

- Mozilla: libusrsctp library out of date (CVE-2022-46871)

- Mozilla: Fullscreen notification bypass (CVE-2022-46877)

- Mozilla: Arbitrary file read from GTK drag and drop on Linux (CVE-2023-23598)

- Mozilla: Malicious command could be hidden in devtools output (CVE-2023-23599)

- Mozilla: URL being dragged from cross-origin iframe into same tab triggers navigation (CVE-2023-23601)

- Mozilla: Content Security Policy wasn't being correctly applied to WebSockets in WebWorkers (CVE-2023-23602)

- Mozilla: Calls to <code>console.log</code> allowed bypasing Content Security Policy via format directive (CVE-2023-23603)

- Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 109 and Firefox ESR 102.7 (CVE-2023-23605)

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 package.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-46871

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-46877

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-23598

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-23599

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-23601

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-23602

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-23603

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-23605

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/2162336

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/2162338

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/2162339

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/2162340

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/2162341

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/2162342

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/2162343

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/2162344

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2023:0286

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 170390

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2023-0286.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/23/2023

Updated: 1/24/2023

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-46871

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: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:2.3:a:redhat:enterprise_linux:firefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:o:redhat:rhel_e4s:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:o:redhat:rhel_eus:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/23/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/15/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-46871, CVE-2022-46877, CVE-2023-23598, CVE-2023-23599, CVE-2023-23601, CVE-2023-23602, CVE-2023-23603, CVE-2023-23605

CWE: 77, 120, 829, 185, 450, 357, 1104, 1385

IAVA: 2022-A-0517-S, 2023-A-0048

RHSA: 2023:0286