Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on SL5.x, SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64 (20160426)

high Nessus Plugin ID 90753

Synopsis

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

Description

This update upgrades Firefox to version 45.1.0 ESR.

Security Fix(es) :

- Multiple flaws were found in the processing of malformed web content. A web page containing malicious content could cause Firefox to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Firefox. (CVE-2016-2805, CVE-2016-2806, CVE-2016-2807, CVE-2016-2808, CVE-2016-2814)

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?bb988b29

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 90753

File Name: sl_20160426_firefox_on_SL5_x.nasl

Version: 2.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/27/2016

Updated: 1/14/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:firefox, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:firefox-debuginfo, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 4/26/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/30/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-2805, CVE-2016-2806, CVE-2016-2807, CVE-2016-2808, CVE-2016-2814