RHEL 5 : firefox (RHSA-2010:0556)

2010-07-28T00:00:00
ID REDHAT-RHSA-2010-0556.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2019 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.
Modified 2020-01-02T00:00:00

Description

Updated firefox and xulrunner packages that fix a security issue are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having critical security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section.

Mozilla Firefox is an open source web browser. XULRunner provides the XUL Runtime environment for Mozilla Firefox.

An invalid free flaw was found in Firefox

                                        
                                            #%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-2010:0556. The text 
# itself is copyright (C) Red Hat, Inc.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(47883);
  script_version ("1.17");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2019/10/25 13:36:15");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2010-2755");
  script_xref(name:"RHSA", value:"2010:0556");

  script_name(english:"RHEL 5 : firefox (RHSA-2010:0556)");
  script_summary(english:"Checks the rpm output for the updated packages");

  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"synopsis", 
    value:"The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"description", 
    value:
"Updated firefox and xulrunner packages that fix a security issue are
now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having
critical security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS)
base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for
each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section.

Mozilla Firefox is an open source web browser. XULRunner provides the
XUL Runtime environment for Mozilla Firefox.

An invalid free flaw was found in Firefox's plugin handler. Malicious
web content could result in an invalid memory pointer being freed,
causing Firefox to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with
the privileges of the user running the Firefox application.
(CVE-2010-2755)

All Firefox users should upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain a backported patch that corrects this issue. After installing
the update, Firefox must be restarted for the changes to take effect."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2010-2755"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010:0556"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:
"Update the affected firefox, xulrunner and / or xulrunner-devel
packages."
  );
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:firefox");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:xulrunner");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:xulrunner-devel");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"vuln_publication_date", value:"2010/07/30");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2010/07/23");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2010/07/28");
  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:"Red Hat Local Security Checks");

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

  exit(0);
}


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

if (!get_kb_item("Host/local_checks_enabled")) audit(AUDIT_LOCAL_CHECKS_NOT_ENABLED);
release = get_kb_item("Host/RedHat/release");
if (isnull(release) || "Red Hat" >!< release) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "Red Hat");
os_ver = pregmatch(pattern: "Red Hat Enterprise Linux.*release ([0-9]+(\.[0-9]+)?)", string:release);
if (isnull(os_ver)) audit(AUDIT_UNKNOWN_APP_VER, "Red Hat");
os_ver = os_ver[1];
if (! preg(pattern:"^5([^0-9]|$)", string:os_ver)) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "Red Hat 5.x", "Red Hat " + os_ver);

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

cpu = get_kb_item("Host/cpu");
if (isnull(cpu)) audit(AUDIT_UNKNOWN_ARCH);
if ("x86_64" >!< cpu && cpu !~ "^i[3-6]86$" && "s390" >!< cpu) audit(AUDIT_LOCAL_CHECKS_NOT_IMPLEMENTED, "Red Hat", cpu);

yum_updateinfo = get_kb_item("Host/RedHat/yum-updateinfo");
if (!empty_or_null(yum_updateinfo)) 
{
  rhsa = "RHSA-2010:0556";
  yum_report = redhat_generate_yum_updateinfo_report(rhsa:rhsa);
  if (!empty_or_null(yum_report))
  {
    security_report_v4(
      port       : 0,
      severity   : SECURITY_HOLE,
      extra      : yum_report 
    );
    exit(0);
  }
  else
  {
    audit_message = "affected by Red Hat security advisory " + rhsa;
    audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, audit_message);
  }
}
else
{
  flag = 0;
  if (rpm_check(release:"RHEL5", reference:"firefox-3.6.7-3.el5")) flag++;
  if (rpm_check(release:"RHEL5", reference:"xulrunner-1.9.2.7-3.el5")) flag++;
  if (rpm_check(release:"RHEL5", reference:"xulrunner-devel-1.9.2.7-3.el5")) flag++;

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