openSUSE Security Update : MozillaFirefox (openSUSE-SU-2011:0957-2)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

Mozilla Firefox was updated to version 6.

It brings new features, fixes bugs and security issues. Following
security issues were fixed: Mozilla
Foundation Security Advisory 2011-29 (MFSA 2011-29)

dbg114-MozillaFirefox-5020 MozillaFirefox-5020 new_updateinfo
Miscellaneous memory safety hazards: Mozilla identified and fixed
several memory safety bugs in the browser engine used in Firefox 4,
Firefox 5 and other Mozilla-based products. Some of these bugs showed
evidence of memory corruption under certain circumstances, and we
presume that with enough effort at least some of these could be
exploited to run arbitrary code.

Aral Yaman reported a WebGL crash which affected Firefox 4 and Firefox
5. (CVE-2011-2989)

Vivekanand Bolajwar reported a JavaScript crash which affected Firefox
4 and Firefox 5. (CVE-2011-2991)

Bert Hubert and Theo Snelleman of Fox-IT reported a crash in the Ogg
reader which affected Firefox 4 and Firefox 5. (CVE-2011-2992)

Mozilla developers and community members Robert Kaiser, Jesse
Ruderman, moz_bug_r_a4, Mardeg, Gary Kwong, Christoph Diehl, Martijn
Wargers, Travis Emmitt, Bob Clary and Jonathan Watt reported memory
safety issues which affected Firefox 4 and Firefox 5. (CVE-2011-2985)

dbg114-MozillaFirefox-5020 MozillaFirefox-5020 new_updateinfo Unsigned
scripts can call script inside signed JAR Rafael Gieschke reported
that unsigned JavaScript could call into script inside a signed JAR
thereby inheriting the identity of the site that signed the JAR as
well as any permissions that a user had granted the signed JAR.

dbg114-MozillaFirefox-5020 MozillaFirefox-5020 new_updateinfo String
crash using WebGL shaders Michael Jordon of Context IS reported that
an overly long shader program could cause a buffer overrun and crash
in a string class used to store the shader source code.

dbg114-MozillaFirefox-5020 MozillaFirefox-5020 new_updateinfo Heap
overflow in ANGLE library Michael Jordon of Context IS reported a
potentially exploitable heap overflow in the ANGLE library used by
Mozilla's WebGL implementation. (CVE-2011-2987)

dbg114-MozillaFirefox-5020 MozillaFirefox-5020 new_updateinfo Crash in
SVGTextElement.getCharNumAtPosition() Security researcher regenrecht
reported via TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative that a SVG text
manipulation routine contained a dangling pointer vulnerability.

dbg114-MozillaFirefox-5020 MozillaFirefox-5020 new_updateinfo
Credential leakage using Content Security Policy reports Mike Cardwell
reported that Content Security Policy violation reports failed to
strip out proxy authorization credentials from the list of request
headers. Daniel Veditz reported that redirecting to a website with
Content Security Policy resulted in the incorrect resolution of hosts
in the constructed policy. (CVE-2011-2990) dbg114-MozillaFirefox-5020
MozillaFirefox-5020 new_updateinfo Cross-origin data theft using
canvas and Windows D2D nasalislarvatus3000 reported that when using
Windows D2D hardware acceleration, image data from one domain could be
inserted into a canvas and read by a different domain. (CVE-2011-2986)

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected MozillaFirefox packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0

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