Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on SL7.x x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 97845

Synopsis

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

Description

Security Fix(es) :

- A flaw was 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-2017-5428)

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?1c5385fd

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 97845

File Name: sl_20170317_firefox_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 3.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/03/21

Updated: 2018/12/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3.0

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: 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: 2017/03/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5428