GLSA-201701-15 : Mozilla Firefox, Thunderbird: Multiple vulnerabilities (SWEET32)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 96276


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201701-15 (Mozilla Firefox, Thunderbird: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition via multiple vectors.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Firefox users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-client/firefox-45.6.0' All Firefox-bin users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-client/firefox-bin-45.6.0' All Thunderbird users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=mail-client/thunderbird-45.6.0' All Thunderbird-bin users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=mail-client/thunderbird-bin-45.6.0'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 96276

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201701-15.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.7 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/01/04

Modified: 2017/01/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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


Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:firefox, p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:firefox-bin, p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:thunderbird, p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:thunderbird-bin, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/01/03

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (Firefox nsSMILTimeContainer::NotifyTimeChange() RCE)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-2804, CVE-2016-2805, CVE-2016-2806, CVE-2016-2807, CVE-2016-2808, CVE-2016-2809, CVE-2016-2810, CVE-2016-2811, CVE-2016-2812, CVE-2016-2813, CVE-2016-2814, CVE-2016-2816, CVE-2016-2817, CVE-2016-2820, CVE-2016-2827, CVE-2016-2830, CVE-2016-2835, CVE-2016-2836, CVE-2016-2837, CVE-2016-2838, CVE-2016-2839, CVE-2016-5250, CVE-2016-5251, CVE-2016-5252, CVE-2016-5253, CVE-2016-5254, CVE-2016-5255, CVE-2016-5256, CVE-2016-5257, CVE-2016-5258, CVE-2016-5259, CVE-2016-5260, CVE-2016-5261, CVE-2016-5262, CVE-2016-5263, CVE-2016-5264, CVE-2016-5265, CVE-2016-5266, CVE-2016-5267, CVE-2016-5268, CVE-2016-5270, CVE-2016-5271, CVE-2016-5272, CVE-2016-5273, CVE-2016-5274, CVE-2016-5275, CVE-2016-5276, CVE-2016-5277, CVE-2016-5278, CVE-2016-5279, CVE-2016-5280, CVE-2016-5281, CVE-2016-5282, CVE-2016-5283, CVE-2016-5284, CVE-2016-5290, CVE-2016-5291, CVE-2016-5293, CVE-2016-5294, CVE-2016-5296, CVE-2016-5297, CVE-2016-9064, CVE-2016-9066, CVE-2016-9074, CVE-2016-9079, CVE-2016-9893, CVE-2016-9895, CVE-2016-9897, CVE-2016-9898, CVE-2016-9899, CVE-2016-9900, CVE-2016-9901, CVE-2016-9902, CVE-2016-9904, CVE-2016-9905

GLSA: 201701-15