RHEL 5 / 6 / 7 : firefox (RHSA-2016:2843)

2016-12-02T00:00:00
ID REDHAT-RHSA-2016-2843.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter This script is Copyright (C) 2016-2020 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.
Modified 2016-12-02T00:00:00

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.

Mozilla Firefox is an open source web browser.

This update upgrades Firefox to version 45.5.1 ESR.

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-2016-9079)

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue.

                                        
                                            #
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text and package checks in this plugin were  
# extracted from Red Hat Security Advisory RHSA-2016:2843. The text 
# itself is copyright (C) Red Hat, Inc.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(95465);
  script_version("3.20");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_modification_date", value:"2020/05/29");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2016-9079");
  script_xref(name:"RHSA", value:"2016:2843");

  script_name(english:"RHEL 5 / 6 / 7 : firefox (RHSA-2016:2843)");
  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:
"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.

Mozilla Firefox is an open source web browser.

This update upgrades Firefox to version 45.5.1 ESR.

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-2016-9079)

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this
issue."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2016-92/#"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:2843"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-9079"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution",
    value:"Update the affected firefox and / or firefox-debuginfo packages."
  );
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N");
  script_set_cvss_temporal_vector("CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C");
  script_set_cvss3_base_vector("CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N");
  script_set_cvss3_temporal_vector("CVSS:3.0/E:H/RL:O/RC:C");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploitability_ease", value:"Exploits are available");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploit_available", value:"true");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploit_framework_core", value:"true");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploited_by_malware", value:"true");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"metasploit_name", value:'Firefox nsSMILTimeContainer::NotifyTimeChange() RCE');
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploit_framework_metasploit", value:"true");

  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:firefox-debuginfo");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.3");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.4");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.5");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.6");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.7");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"vuln_publication_date", value:"2018/06/11");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2016/12/01");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2016/12/02");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"generated_plugin", value:"current");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2016-2020 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|6|7)([^0-9]|$)", string:os_ver)) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "Red Hat 5.x / 6.x / 7.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-2016:2843";
  yum_report = redhat_generate_yum_updateinfo_report(rhsa:rhsa);
  if (!empty_or_null(yum_report))
  {
    security_report_v4(
      port       : 0,
      severity   : SECURITY_WARNING,
      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-45.5.1-1.el5_11", allowmaj:TRUE)) flag++;

  if (rpm_check(release:"RHEL5", reference:"firefox-debuginfo-45.5.1-1.el5_11", allowmaj:TRUE)) flag++;


  if (rpm_check(release:"RHEL6", reference:"firefox-45.5.1-1.el6_8", allowmaj:TRUE)) flag++;

  if (rpm_check(release:"RHEL6", reference:"firefox-debuginfo-45.5.1-1.el6_8", allowmaj:TRUE)) flag++;


  if (rpm_check(release:"RHEL7", reference:"firefox-45.5.1-1.el7_3", allowmaj:TRUE)) flag++;

  if (rpm_check(release:"RHEL7", reference:"firefox-debuginfo-45.5.1-1.el7_3", allowmaj:TRUE)) flag++;


  if (flag)
  {
    security_report_v4(
      port       : 0,
      severity   : SECURITY_WARNING,
      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 / firefox-debuginfo");
  }
}