SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : MozillaFirefox, mozilla-nspr, mozilla-nss (SUSE-SU-2016:0777-1)

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

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)

- 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 A memory leak in
libstagefright when deleting an array during MP4
processing was fixed.

- MFSA 2016-21/CVE-2016-1958 The displayed page address
can be overridden

- MFSA 2016-23/CVE-2016-1960 A use-after-free in HTML5
string parser was fixed.

- MFSA 2016-24/CVE-2016-1961 A use-after-free in SetBody
was fixed.

- MFSA 2016-25/CVE-2016-1962 A use-after-free when using
multiple WebRTC data channels was fixed.

- MFSA 2016-27/CVE-2016-1964 A use-after-free during XML
transformations was fixed.

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

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

- MFSA 2016-34/CVE-2016-1974 A out-of-bounds read in the
HTML parser following a failed allocation was fixed.

- MFSA 2016-35/CVE-2016-1950 A buffer overflow during
ASN.1 decoding in NSS was fixed.

- MFSA 2016-37/CVE-2016-1977/CVE-2016-2790/CVE-2016-2791/
CVE-2016-2800/CVE-2016-2801/CVE-2016-2802 Various font
vulnerabilities were fixed in the embedded Graphite 2

Mozilla NSS was updated to fix :

- 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

Mozilla NSPR was updated to version 4.12 (bsc#969894)

- 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

- Enable atomic instructions on mips (bmo#1129878)

- Fix mips assertion failure when creating thread with
custom stack size (bmo#1129968)

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 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp4-MozillaFirefox-20160309-12458=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch slessp4-MozillaFirefox-20160309-12458=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-MozillaFirefox-20160309-12458=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp4-MozillaFirefox-20160309-12458=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-MozillaFirefox-20160309-12458=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp3-MozillaFirefox-20160309-12458=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