GLSA-201702-22 : Mozilla Firefox: Multiple vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Plugin ID 97265

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201702-22 (Mozilla Firefox: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, bypass access restriction, access otherwise protected information, or spoof content via multiple vectors.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All Mozilla Firefox users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-client/firefox-45.7.0' All Mozilla Firefox binary users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-client/firefox-bin-45.7.0'

See Also

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2017-02/

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201702-22

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 97265

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201702-22.nasl

Version: 3.9

Type: local

Published: 2/21/2017

Updated: 1/11/2021

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

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: E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:firefox, p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:firefox-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: 2/20/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/11/2018

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

GLSA: 201702-22