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HistoryOct 04, 2023 - 12:00 a.m.

Ubuntu: Security Advisory (USN-6404-1)

2023-10-0400:00:00
Copyright (C) 2023 Greenbone AG
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ubuntu
security advisory
firefox
cve-2023-5169
cve-2023-5170
cve-2023-5171
cve-2023-5172
cve-2023-5173
cve-2023-5175
cve-2023-5176
cve-2023-5217
denial of service
sensitive information
arbitrary code

CVSS3

9.8

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

AI Score

9.2

Confidence

High

EPSS

0.248

Percentile

96.7%

The remote host is missing an update for the

# SPDX-FileCopyrightText: 2023 Greenbone AG
# Some text descriptions might be excerpted from (a) referenced
# source(s), and are Copyright (C) by the respective right holder(s).
#
# SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0-only

if(description)
{
  script_oid("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.1.12.2023.6404.1");
  script_cve_id("CVE-2023-5169", "CVE-2023-5170", "CVE-2023-5171", "CVE-2023-5172", "CVE-2023-5173", "CVE-2023-5175", "CVE-2023-5176", "CVE-2023-5217");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2023-10-04 04:08:40 +0000 (Wed, 04 Oct 2023)");
  script_version("2024-02-02T05:06:10+0000");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"2024-02-02 05:06:10 +0000 (Fri, 02 Feb 2024)");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"10.0");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C");
  script_tag(name:"severity_vector", value:"CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H");
  script_tag(name:"severity_origin", value:"NVD");
  script_tag(name:"severity_date", value:"2023-09-29 15:17:47 +0000 (Fri, 29 Sep 2023)");

  script_name("Ubuntu: Security Advisory (USN-6404-1)");
  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright("Copyright (C) 2023 Greenbone AG");
  script_family("Ubuntu Local Security Checks");
  script_dependencies("gather-package-list.nasl");
  script_mandatory_keys("ssh/login/ubuntu_linux", "ssh/login/packages", re:"ssh/login/release=UBUNTU20\.04\ LTS");

  script_xref(name:"Advisory-ID", value:"USN-6404-1");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-6404-1");

  script_tag(name:"summary", value:"The remote host is missing an update for the 'firefox' package(s) announced via the USN-6404-1 advisory.");

  script_tag(name:"vuldetect", value:"Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.");

  script_tag(name:"insight", value:"Multiple security issues were discovered in Firefox. If a user were
tricked into opening a specially crafted website, an attacker could
potentially exploit these to cause a denial of service, obtain sensitive
information across domains, or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2023-5169,
CVE-2023-5170, CVE-2023-5171, CVE-2023-5172, CVE-2023-5175, CVE-2023-5176)

Ronald Crane discovered that Firefox did not properly manage memory when
non-HTTPS Alternate Services (network.http.altsvc.oe) is enabled. An
attacker could potentially exploit this issue to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2023-5173)

Clement Lecigne discovered that Firefox did not properly manage memory when
handling VP8 media stream. An attacker-controlled VP8 media stream could
lead to a heap buffer overflow in the content process, resulting in a
denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2023-5217)");

  script_tag(name:"affected", value:"'firefox' package(s) on Ubuntu 20.04.");

  script_tag(name:"solution", value:"Please install the updated package(s).");

  script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"VendorFix");
  script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"package");

  exit(0);
}

include("revisions-lib.inc");
include("pkg-lib-deb.inc");

release = dpkg_get_ssh_release();
if(!release)
  exit(0);

res = "";
report = "";

if(release == "UBUNTU20.04 LTS") {

  if(!isnull(res = isdpkgvuln(pkg:"firefox", ver:"118.0.1+build1-0ubuntu0.20.04.1", rls:"UBUNTU20.04 LTS"))) {
    report += res;
  }

  if(report != "") {
    security_message(data:report);
  } else if(__pkg_match) {
    exit(99);
  }
  exit(0);
}

exit(0);

CVSS3

9.8

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

AI Score

9.2

Confidence

High

EPSS

0.248

Percentile

96.7%