Executive Summary

Summary
Titlefirefox security update
Informations
NameRHSA-2019:0219First vendor Publication2019-01-30
VendorRedHatLast vendor Modification2019-01-30
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevision01

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score7.5Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score6.4Attack ComplexityLow
Cvss Expoit Score10AuthenticationNone Required
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Detail

Problem Description:

An update for firefox is now available for 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.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Client (v. 7) - x86_64 Red Hat Enterprise Linux Client Optional (v. 7) - x86_64 Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 7) - ppc64, ppc64le, s390x, x86_64 Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional (v. 7) - x86_64 Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 7) - x86_64 Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Optional (v. 7) - x86_64 Red Hat Enterprise Linux for ARM and IBM Power LE (POWER9) Server (v. 7) - aarch64, ppc64le, s390x

3. Description:

Mozilla Firefox is an open-source web browser, designed for standards compliance, performance, and portability.

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)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting these issues. Upstream acknowledges Yaniv Frank (SophosLabs), Alex Gaynor, Christoph Diehl, Steven Crane, Jason Kratzer, Gary Kwong, Christian Holler, and Jed Davis as the original reporters.

4. Solution:

For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes described in this advisory, refer to:

https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258

After installing the update, Firefox must be restarted for the changes to take effect.

5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

1670631 - CVE-2018-18500 Mozilla: Use-after-free parsing HTML5 stream 1670632 - CVE-2018-18501 Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 65 and Firefox ESR 60.5 1670633 - CVE-2018-18505 Mozilla: Privilege escalation through IPC channel messages

Original Source

Url : https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019-0219.html

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

%idName
33 %CWE-416Use After Free
33 %CWE-264Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls
33 %CWE-119Failure to Constrain Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application409
Application119
Application352
Application1
Os4
Os2
Os2
Os2
Os1
Os1
Os1
Os2

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