Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on SL6.x i386/x86_64 (20190130)

2019-01-31T00:00:00
ID SL_20190130_FIREFOX_ON_SL6_X.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter This script is Copyright (C) 2019-2020 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.
Modified 2019-01-31T00:00:00

Description

This update upgrades Firefox to version 60.5.0 ESR.

Security Fix(es) :

  • Mozilla: Use-after-free parsing HTML5 stream (CVE-2018-18500)

  • Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 65 and Firefox ESR 60.5 (CVE-2018-18501)

  • Mozilla: Privilege escalation through IPC channel messages (CVE-2018-18505)

                                        
                                            #
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text is (C) Scientific Linux.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(121503);
  script_version("1.4");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_modification_date", value:"2020/02/24");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2018-18500", "CVE-2018-18501", "CVE-2018-18505");

  script_name(english:"Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on SL6.x i386/x86_64 (20190130)");
  script_summary(english:"Checks rpm output for the updated package");

  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"synopsis", 
    value:"The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"description", 
    value:
"This update upgrades Firefox to version 60.5.0 ESR.

Security Fix(es) :

  - Mozilla: Use-after-free parsing HTML5 stream
    (CVE-2018-18500)

  - Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 65 and
    Firefox ESR 60.5 (CVE-2018-18501)

  - Mozilla: Privilege escalation through IPC channel
    messages (CVE-2018-18505)"
  );
  # https://listserv.fnal.gov/scripts/wa.exe?A2=ind1901&L=SCIENTIFIC-LINUX-ERRATA&P=10414
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"http://www.nessus.org/u?6c62b76f"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:"Update the affected firefox package."
  );
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P");
  script_set_cvss_temporal_vector("CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C");
  script_set_cvss3_base_vector("CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H");
  script_set_cvss3_temporal_vector("CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploitability_ease", value:"No known exploits are available");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:firefox");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"vuln_publication_date", value:"2019/02/05");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2019/01/30");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2019/01/31");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"generated_plugin", value:"current");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2019-2020 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.");
  script_family(english:"Scientific Linux Local Security Checks");

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

  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) || "Scientific Linux " >!< release) audit(AUDIT_HOST_NOT, "running Scientific Linux");
os_ver = pregmatch(pattern: "Scientific Linux.*release ([0-9]+(\.[0-9]+)?)", string:release);
if (isnull(os_ver)) audit(AUDIT_UNKNOWN_APP_VER, "Scientific Linux");
os_ver = os_ver[1];
if (! preg(pattern:"^6([^0-9]|$)", string:os_ver)) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "Scientific Linux 6.x", "Scientific Linux " + 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 (cpu >!< "x86_64" && cpu !~ "^i[3-6]86$") audit(AUDIT_LOCAL_CHECKS_NOT_IMPLEMENTED, "Scientific Linux", cpu);


flag = 0;
if (rpm_check(release:"SL6", reference:"firefox-60.5.0-2.el6")) 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");
}