SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : MozillaFirefox, mozilla-nspr, mozilla-nss (SUSE-SU-2016:0727-1)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

This update for MozillaFirefox, mozilla-nspr, mozilla-nss fixes the
following issues :

Mozilla Firefox was updated to 38.7.0 ESR (bsc#969894), fixing
following security issues :

- MFSA 2016-16/CVE-2016-1952/CVE-2016-1953 Miscellaneous
memory safety hazards (rv:45.0 / rv:38.7)

- MFSA 2016-17/CVE-2016-1954 Local file overwriting and
potential privilege escalation through CSP reports

- MFSA 2016-20/CVE-2016-1957 Memory leak in libstagefright
when deleting an array during MP4 processing

- MFSA 2016-21/CVE-2016-1958 Displayed page address can be

- MFSA 2016-23/CVE-2016-1960 Use-after-free in HTML5
string parser

- MFSA 2016-24/CVE-2016-1961 Use-after-free in SetBody

- MFSA 2016-25/CVE-2016-1962 Use-after-free when using
multiple WebRTC data channels

- MFSA 2016-27/CVE-2016-1964 Use-after-free during XML

- MFSA 2016-28/CVE-2016-1965 Addressbar spoofing though
history navigation and Location protocol property

- MFSA 2016-31/CVE-2016-1966 Memory corruption with
malicious NPAPI plugin

- MFSA 2016-34/CVE-2016-1974 Out-of-bounds read in HTML
parser following a failed allocation

- MFSA 2016-35/CVE-2016-1950 Buffer overflow during ASN.1
decoding in NSS

- MFSA 2016-37/CVE-2016-1977/CVE-2016-2790/CVE-2016-2791/
CVE-2016-2800/CVE-2016-2801/CVE-2016-2802 Font
vulnerabilities in the Graphite 2 library

Mozilla NSPR was updated to version 4.12 (bsc#969894), fixing
following bugs :

- added a PR_GetEnvSecure function, which attempts to
detect if the program is being executed with elevated
privileges, and returns NULL if detected. It is
recommended to use this function in general purpose
library code.

- fixed a memory allocation bug related to the PR_*printf

- exported API PR_DuplicateEnvironment, which had already
been added in NSPR 4.10.9

- added support for FreeBSD aarch64

- several minor correctness and compatibility fixes

Mozilla NSS was updated to fix security issues (bsc#969894) :

- MFSA 2016-15/CVE-2016-1978 Use-after-free in NSS during
SSL connections in low memory

- MFSA 2016-35/CVE-2016-1950 Buffer overflow during ASN.1
decoding in NSS

- MFSA 2016-36/CVE-2016-1979 Use-after-free during
processing of DER encoded keys in NSS

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 :

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-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2016-419=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-2016-419=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-419=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2016-419=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-419=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2016-419=1

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

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
Public Exploit Available : false