CentOS 5 / 6 / 7 : firefox (CESA-2017:0190)

High Nessus Plugin ID 96813

Synopsis

The remote CentOS host is missing a security update.

Description

An update for firefox is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Critical. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

[Updated 21 February 2017] This advisory has been updated to include Firefox packages for the PPC and S390 architectures that were previously omitted. For this revised update, packages for all architectures were rebuilt. The rebuilt packages do not contain any new code changes.

Mozilla Firefox is an open source web browser.

This update upgrades Firefox to version 45.7.0 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-2017-5373, CVE-2017-5375, CVE-2017-5376, CVE-2017-5378, CVE-2017-5380, CVE-2017-5383, CVE-2017-5386, CVE-2017-5390, CVE-2017-5396)

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting these issues. Upstream acknowledges Jann Horn, Filipe Gomes, Muneaki Nishimura, Nils, Armin Razmjou, Christian Holler, Gary Kwong, Andre Bargull, Jan de Mooij, Tom Schuster, Oriol, Rh0, Nicolas Gregoire, and Jerri Rice as the original reporters.

Solution

Update the affected firefox package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?bf8b1fcc

http://www.nessus.org/u?7ad8a178

http://www.nessus.org/u?6f4242d2

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 96813

File Name: centos_RHSA-2017-0190.nasl

Version: 3.18

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/01/27

Updated: 2019/10/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.4

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:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:firefox, cpe:/o:centos:centos:5, cpe:/o:centos:centos:6, cpe:/o:centos:centos:7

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/02/22

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/06/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5373, CVE-2017-5375, CVE-2017-5376, CVE-2017-5378, CVE-2017-5380, CVE-2017-5383, CVE-2017-5386, CVE-2017-5390, CVE-2017-5396

RHSA: 2017:0190