Rapid7 Vulnerability & Exploit Database

Red Hat: CVE-2019-11748: Important: firefox security update (RHSA-2019:2663)

Back to Search

Red Hat: CVE-2019-11748: Important: firefox security update (RHSA-2019:2663)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
09/04/2019
Created
09/05/2019
Added
09/05/2019
Modified
07/21/2021

Description

WebRTC in Firefox will honor persisted permissions given to sites for access to microphone and camera resources even when in a third-party context. In light of recent high profile vulnerabilities in other software, a decision was made to no longer persist these permissions. This avoids the possibility of trusted WebRTC resources being invisibly embedded in web content and abusing permissions previously given by users. Users will now be prompted for permissions on each use. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 69 and Firefox ESR < 68.1.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-firefox
  • redhat-upgrade-firefox-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-firefox-debugsource

With Rapid7 live dashboards, I have a clear view of all the assets on my network, which ones can be exploited, and what I need to do in order to reduce the risk in my environment in real-time. No other tool gives us that kind of value and insight.

– Scott Cheney, Manager of Information Security, Sierra View Medical Center

;