openSUSE Security Update : MozillaFirefox (openSUSE-2015-263)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

MozillaFirefox was updated to Firefox 36.0.4 to fix two critical
security issues found during Pwn2Own :

- MFSA 2015-28/CVE-2015-0818 (bmo#1144988) Privilege
escalation through SVG navigation

- MFSA 2015-29/CVE-2015-0817 (bmo#1145255) Code execution
through incorrect JavaScript bounds checking elimination

Als fixed were the following bugs :

- Copy the icons to /usr/share/icons instead of symlinking
them: in preparation for containerized apps (e.g.
xdg-app) as well as AppStream metadata extraction, there
are a couple locations that need to be real files for
system integration (.desktop files, icons, mime-type

- update to Firefox 36.0.1 Bugfixes :

- Disable the usage of the ANY DNS query type

- Hello may become inactive until restart (bmo#1137469)

- Print preferences may not be preserved (bmo#1136855)

- Hello contact tabs may not be visible (bmo#1137141)

- Accept hostnames that include an underscore character
('_') (bmo#1136616)

- WebGL may use significant memory with Canvas2d

- Option -remote has been restored (bmo#1080319)

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected MozillaFirefox packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 82247 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-0817

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