Debian DSA-3674-1 : firefox-esr - security update

High Nessus Plugin ID 93669

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Multiple security issues have been found in the Mozilla Firefox web browser: Multiple memory safety errors, buffer overflows and other implementation errors may lead to the execution of arbitrary code or information disclosure.

Solution

Upgrade the firefox-esr packages.

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 45.4.0esr-1~deb8u2.

See Also

https://packages.debian.org/source/jessie/firefox-esr

https://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3674

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 93669

File Name: debian_DSA-3674.nasl

Version: 2.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/09/23

Updated: 2019/07/15

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:firefox-esr, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/09/22

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/08/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5250, CVE-2016-5257, CVE-2016-5261, CVE-2016-5270, CVE-2016-5272, CVE-2016-5274, CVE-2016-5276, CVE-2016-5277, CVE-2016-5278, CVE-2016-5280, CVE-2016-5281, CVE-2016-5284

DSA: 3674