Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 14.10 : firefox vulnerabilities (USN-2458-1)

2015-01-15T00:00:00
ID UBUNTU_USN-2458-1.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2015-2020 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2015-2019 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.
Modified 2021-01-19T00:00:00

Description

Christian Holler, Patrick McManus, Christoph Diehl, Gary Kwong, Jesse Ruderman, Byron Campen, Terrence Cole, and Nils Ohlmeier discovered multiple memory safety issues in Firefox. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could potentially exploit these to cause a denial of service via application crash, or execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking Firefox. (CVE-2014-8634, CVE-2014-8635)

Bobby Holley discovered that some DOM objects with certain properties can bypass XrayWrappers in some circumstances. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could potentially exploit this to bypass security restrictions. (CVE-2014-8636)

Michal Zalewski discovered a use of uninitialized memory when rendering malformed bitmap images on a canvas element. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could potentially exploit this to steal confidential information. (CVE-2014-8637)

Muneaki Nishimura discovered that requests from navigator.sendBeacon() lack an origin header. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could potentially exploit this to conduct cross-site request forgery (XSRF) attacks. (CVE-2014-8638)

Xiaofeng Zheng discovered that a web proxy returning a 407 response could inject cookies in to the originally requested domain. If a user connected to a malicious web proxy, an attacker could potentially exploit this to conduct session-fixation attacks. (CVE-2014-8639)

Holger Fuhrmannek discovered a crash in Web Audio while manipulating timelines. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could potentially exploit this to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2014-8640)

Mitchell Harper discovered a use-after-free in WebRTC. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could potentially exploit this to cause a denial of service via application crash, or execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking Firefox. (CVE-2014-8641)

Brian Smith discovered that OCSP responses would fail to verify if signed by a delegated OCSP responder certificate with the id-pkix-ocsp-nocheck extension, potentially allowing a user to connect to a site with a revoked certificate. (CVE-2014-8642).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

                                        
                                            #%NASL_MIN_LEVEL 70300
#
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text and package checks in this plugin were
# extracted from Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2458-1. The text 
# itself is copyright (C) Canonical, Inc. See 
# <http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/>. Ubuntu(R) is a registered 
# trademark of Canonical, Inc.
#

include('deprecated_nasl_level.inc');
include('compat.inc');

if (description)
{
  script_id(80548);
  script_version("1.20");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_modification_date", value:"2021/01/19");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2014-8634", "CVE-2014-8635", "CVE-2014-8636", "CVE-2014-8637", "CVE-2014-8638", "CVE-2014-8639", "CVE-2014-8640", "CVE-2014-8641", "CVE-2014-8642");
  script_bugtraq_id(72041, 72042, 72044, 72045, 72046, 72047, 72048, 72049, 72050);
  script_xref(name:"USN", value:"2458-1");

  script_name(english:"Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 14.10 : firefox vulnerabilities (USN-2458-1)");
  script_summary(english:"Checks dpkg output for updated package.");

  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"synopsis", 
    value:"The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"description", 
    value:
"Christian Holler, Patrick McManus, Christoph Diehl, Gary Kwong, Jesse
Ruderman, Byron Campen, Terrence Cole, and Nils Ohlmeier discovered
multiple memory safety issues in Firefox. If a user were tricked in to
opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could potentially
exploit these to cause a denial of service via application crash, or
execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking
Firefox. (CVE-2014-8634, CVE-2014-8635)

Bobby Holley discovered that some DOM objects with certain properties
can bypass XrayWrappers in some circumstances. If a user were tricked
in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could
potentially exploit this to bypass security restrictions.
(CVE-2014-8636)

Michal Zalewski discovered a use of uninitialized memory when
rendering malformed bitmap images on a canvas element. If a user were
tricked in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could
potentially exploit this to steal confidential information.
(CVE-2014-8637)

Muneaki Nishimura discovered that requests from navigator.sendBeacon()
lack an origin header. If a user were tricked in to opening a
specially crafted website, an attacker could potentially exploit this
to conduct cross-site request forgery (XSRF) attacks. (CVE-2014-8638)

Xiaofeng Zheng discovered that a web proxy returning a 407 response
could inject cookies in to the originally requested domain. If a user
connected to a malicious web proxy, an attacker could potentially
exploit this to conduct session-fixation attacks. (CVE-2014-8639)

Holger Fuhrmannek discovered a crash in Web Audio while manipulating
timelines. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted
website, an attacker could potentially exploit this to cause a denial
of service. (CVE-2014-8640)

Mitchell Harper discovered a use-after-free in WebRTC. If a user were
tricked in to opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could
potentially exploit this to cause a denial of service via application
crash, or execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user
invoking Firefox. (CVE-2014-8641)

Brian Smith discovered that OCSP responses would fail to verify if
signed by a delegated OCSP responder certificate with the
id-pkix-ocsp-nocheck extension, potentially allowing a user to connect
to a site with a revoked certificate. (CVE-2014-8642).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://usn.ubuntu.com/2458-1/"
  );
  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:H/RL:OF/RC: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:'Firefox Proxy Prototype Privileged Javascript Injection');
  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:canonical:ubuntu_linux:firefox");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:-:lts");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.10");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"vuln_publication_date", value:"2015/01/14");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2015/01/14");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2015/01/15");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"generated_plugin", value:"current");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2015-2020 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2015-2019 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.");
  script_family(english:"Ubuntu Local Security Checks");

  script_dependencies("ssh_get_info.nasl");
  script_require_keys("Host/cpu", "Host/Ubuntu", "Host/Ubuntu/release", "Host/Debian/dpkg-l");

  exit(0);
}


include("audit.inc");
include("ubuntu.inc");
include("misc_func.inc");

if ( ! get_kb_item("Host/local_checks_enabled") ) audit(AUDIT_LOCAL_CHECKS_NOT_ENABLED);
release = get_kb_item("Host/Ubuntu/release");
if ( isnull(release) ) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "Ubuntu");
release = chomp(release);
if (! preg(pattern:"^(12\.04|14\.04|14\.10)$", string:release)) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "Ubuntu 12.04 / 14.04 / 14.10", "Ubuntu " + release);
if ( ! get_kb_item("Host/Debian/dpkg-l") ) 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$") audit(AUDIT_LOCAL_CHECKS_NOT_IMPLEMENTED, "Ubuntu", cpu);

flag = 0;

if (ubuntu_check(osver:"12.04", pkgname:"firefox", pkgver:"35.0+build3-0ubuntu0.12.04.2")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"14.04", pkgname:"firefox", pkgver:"35.0+build3-0ubuntu0.14.04.2")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"14.10", pkgname:"firefox", pkgver:"35.0+build3-0ubuntu0.14.10.2")) flag++;

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