Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS / 20.04 : Firefox vulnerabilities (USN-4443-1)

2020-07-30T00:00:00
ID UBUNTU_USN-4443-1.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2020 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2020 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.
Modified 2020-07-30T00:00:00

Description

Multiple security issues were discovered 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, obtain sensitive information, bypass iframe sandbox restrictions, confuse the user, or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2020-6463, CVE-2020-6514, CVE-2020-15652, CVE-2020-15653, CVE-2020-15654, CVE-2020-15656, CVE-2020-15658, CVE-2020-15659) It was discovered that redirected HTTP requests which are observed or modified through a web extension could bypass existing CORS checks. If a user were tricked in to installing a specially crafted extension, an attacker could potentially exploit this to obtain sensitive information across origins. (CVE-2020-15655).

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.

                                        
                                            #
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text and package checks in this plugin were
# extracted from Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4443-1. The text 
# itself is copyright (C) Canonical, Inc. See 
# <http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/>. Ubuntu(R) is a registered 
# trademark of Canonical, Inc.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(139182);
  script_version("1.7");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_modification_date", value:"2020/11/30");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2020-15652", "CVE-2020-15653", "CVE-2020-15654", "CVE-2020-15655", "CVE-2020-15656", "CVE-2020-15658", "CVE-2020-15659", "CVE-2020-6463", "CVE-2020-6514");
  script_xref(name:"USN", value:"4443-1");
  script_xref(name:"IAVA", value:"2020-A-0344-S");

  script_name(english:"Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS / 20.04 : Firefox vulnerabilities (USN-4443-1)");
  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:
"Multiple security issues were discovered 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, obtain
sensitive information, bypass iframe sandbox restrictions, confuse the
user, or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2020-6463, CVE-2020-6514,
CVE-2020-15652, CVE-2020-15653, CVE-2020-15654, CVE-2020-15656,
CVE-2020-15658, CVE-2020-15659) It was discovered that redirected HTTP
requests which are observed or modified through a web extension could
bypass existing CORS checks. If a user were tricked in to installing a
specially crafted extension, an attacker could potentially exploit
this to obtain sensitive information across origins. (CVE-2020-15655).

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/4443-1/"
  );
  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_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:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H");
  script_set_cvss3_temporal_vector("CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cvss_score_source", value:"CVE-2020-15659");
  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:canonical:ubuntu_linux:firefox");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04:-:lts");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:20.04");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"vuln_publication_date", value:"2020/05/21");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2020/07/29");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2020/07/30");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"generated_plugin", value:"current");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"stig_severity", value:"I");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2020 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2020 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:"^(16\.04|18\.04|20\.04)$", string:release)) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "Ubuntu 16.04 / 18.04 / 20.04", "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:"16.04", pkgname:"firefox", pkgver:"79.0+build1-0ubuntu0.16.04.2")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"18.04", pkgname:"firefox", pkgver:"79.0+build1-0ubuntu0.18.04.1")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"20.04", pkgname:"firefox", pkgver:"79.0+build1-0ubuntu0.20.04.1")) 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");
}