CentOS 4 : firefox (CESA-2010:0808)

2010-11-24T00:00:00
ID CENTOS_RHSA-2010-0808.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2019 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.
Modified 2020-03-02T00:00:00

Description

An updated firefox package that fixes one security issue is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having critical security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in the References section.

Mozilla Firefox is an open source web browser.

A race condition flaw was found in the way Firefox handled Document Object Model (DOM) element properties. 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-2010-3765)

For technical details regarding this flaw, refer to the Mozilla security advisories for Firefox 3.6.12. You can find a link to the Mozilla advisories in the References section of this erratum.

All Firefox users should upgrade to this updated package, which contains a backported patch to correct this issue. After installing the update, Firefox must be restarted for the changes to take effect.

                                        
                                            #%NASL_MIN_LEVEL 80502
#
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text and package checks in this plugin were  
# extracted from Red Hat Security Advisory RHSA-2010:0808 and 
# CentOS Errata and Security Advisory 2010:0808 respectively.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(50799);
  script_version("1.11");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2019/10/25 13:36:05");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2010-3765");
  script_xref(name:"RHSA", value:"2010:0808");

  script_name(english:"CentOS 4 : firefox (CESA-2010:0808)");
  script_summary(english:"Checks rpm output for the updated package");

  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"synopsis", 
    value:"The remote CentOS host is missing a security update."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"description", 
    value:
"An updated firefox package that fixes one security issue is now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having
critical security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS)
base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from
the CVE link in the References section.

Mozilla Firefox is an open source web browser.

A race condition flaw was found in the way Firefox handled Document
Object Model (DOM) element properties. 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-2010-3765)

For technical details regarding this flaw, refer to the Mozilla
security advisories for Firefox 3.6.12. You can find a link to the
Mozilla advisories in the References section of this erratum.

All Firefox users should upgrade to this updated package, which
contains a backported patch to correct this issue. After installing
the update, Firefox must be restarted for the changes to take effect."
  );
  # https://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2010-October/017127.html
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"http://www.nessus.org/u?29b1803b"
  );
  # https://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2010-October/017128.html
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"http://www.nessus.org/u?a14335f3"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:"Update the affected firefox package."
  );
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploitability_ease", value:"Exploits are available");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploit_available", value:"true");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploited_by_malware", value:"true");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"metasploit_name", value:'Mozilla Firefox Interleaved document.write/appendChild Memory Corruption');
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploit_framework_metasploit", value:"true");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploit_framework_canvas", value:"true");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"canvas_package", value:'CANVAS');

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:firefox");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:centos:centos:4");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"vuln_publication_date", value:"2010/10/27");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2010/10/28");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2010/11/24");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"generated_plugin", value:"current");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2019 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.");
  script_family(english:"CentOS Local Security Checks");

  script_dependencies("ssh_get_info.nasl");
  script_require_keys("Host/local_checks_enabled", "Host/CentOS/release", "Host/CentOS/rpm-list");

  exit(0);
}


include("audit.inc");
include("global_settings.inc");
include("rpm.inc");


if (!get_kb_item("Host/local_checks_enabled")) audit(AUDIT_LOCAL_CHECKS_NOT_ENABLED);
release = get_kb_item("Host/CentOS/release");
if (isnull(release) || "CentOS" >!< release) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "CentOS");
os_ver = pregmatch(pattern: "CentOS(?: Linux)? release ([0-9]+)", string:release);
if (isnull(os_ver)) audit(AUDIT_UNKNOWN_APP_VER, "CentOS");
os_ver = os_ver[1];
if (! preg(pattern:"^4([^0-9]|$)", string:os_ver)) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "CentOS 4.x", "CentOS " + os_ver);

if (!get_kb_item("Host/CentOS/rpm-list")) audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_LIST_MISSING);


cpu = get_kb_item("Host/cpu");
if (isnull(cpu)) audit(AUDIT_UNKNOWN_ARCH);
if ("x86_64" >!< cpu && "ia64" >!< cpu && cpu !~ "^i[3-6]86$") audit(AUDIT_LOCAL_CHECKS_NOT_IMPLEMENTED, "CentOS", cpu);


flag = 0;
if (rpm_check(release:"CentOS-4", cpu:"i386", reference:"firefox-3.6.11-4.el4.centos")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"CentOS-4", cpu:"x86_64", reference:"firefox-3.6.11-4.el4.centos")) flag++;


if (flag)
{
  security_report_v4(
    port       : 0,
    severity   : SECURITY_HOLE,
    extra      : rpm_report_get()
  );
  exit(0);
}
else
{
  tested = pkg_tests_get();
  if (tested) audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_NOT_AFFECTED, tested);
  else audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_NOT_INSTALLED, "firefox");
}