SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : MozillaFirefox (SUSE-SU-2015:0412-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2015-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

Mozilla Firefox was updated to version 31.5.0 ESR to fix five security
issues.

These security issues were fixed :

- CVE-2015-0836: Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in
the browser engine in Mozilla Firefox before 31.5
allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service
(memory corruption and application crash) or possibly
execute arbitrary code via unknown vectors (bnc#917597).

- CVE-2015-0827: Heap-based buffer overflow in the
mozilla::gfx::CopyRect function in Mozilla Firefox
before 31.5 allowed remote attackers to obtain sensitive
information from uninitialized process memory via a
malformed SVG graphic (bnc#917597).

- CVE-2015-0835: Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in
the browser engine in Mozilla Firefox before 36.0
allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service
(memory corruption and application crash) or possibly
execute arbitrary code via unknown vectors (bnc#917597).

- CVE-2015-0831: Use-after-free vulnerability in the
mozilla::dom::IndexedDB::IDBObjectStore::CreateIndex
function in Mozilla Firefox before 31.5 allowed remote
attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of
service (heap memory corruption) via crafted content
that is improperly handled during IndexedDB index
creation (bnc#917597).

- CVE-2015-0822: The Form Autocompletion feature in
Mozilla Firefox before 31.5 allowed remote attackers to
read arbitrary files via crafted JavaScript code
(bnc#917597).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-0822.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-0827.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-0831.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-0835.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-0836.html
https://bugzilla.suse.com/917597
http://www.nessus.org/u?96435553

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-2015-104=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2015-104=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2015-104=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 83691 ()

Bugtraq ID: 72742
72746
72748
72755
72756

CVE ID: CVE-2015-0822
CVE-2015-0827
CVE-2015-0831
CVE-2015-0835
CVE-2015-0836

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