openSUSE Security Update : MozillaFirefox / mozilla-nss (openSUSE-2016-937)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

Mozilla Firefox was updated to 48.0 to fix security issues, bugs, and
deliver various improvements.

The following major changes are included :

- Process separation (e10s) is enabled for some users

- Add-ons that have not been verified and signed by
Mozilla will not load

- WebRTC enhancements

- The media parser has been redeveloped using the Rust
programming language

- better Canvas performance with speedy Skia support

- Now requires NSS 3.24

The following security issues were fixed: (boo#991809)

- CVE-2016-2835/CVE-2016-2836: Miscellaneous memory safety
hazards

- CVE-2016-2830: Favicon network connection can persist
when page is closed

- CVE-2016-2838: Buffer overflow rendering SVG with
bidirectional content

- CVE-2016-2839: Cairo rendering crash due to memory
allocation issue with FFmpeg 0.10

- CVE-2016-5251: Location bar spoofing via data URLs with
malformed/invalid mediatypes

- CVE-2016-5252: Stack underflow during 2D graphics
rendering

- CVE-2016-0718: Out-of-bounds read during XML parsing in
Expat library

- CVE-2016-5254: Use-after-free when using alt key and
toplevel menus

- CVE-2016-5255: Crash in incremental garbage collection
in JavaScript

- CVE-2016-5258: Use-after-free in DTLS during WebRTC
session shutdown

- CVE-2016-5259: Use-after-free in service workers with
nested sync events

- CVE-2016-5260: Form input type change from password to
text can store plain text password in session restore
file

- CVE-2016-5261: Integer overflow in WebSockets during
data buffering

- CVE-2016-5262: Scripts on marquee tag can execute in
sandboxed iframes

- CVE-2016-2837: Buffer overflow in ClearKey Content
Decryption Module (CDM) during video playback

- CVE-2016-5263: Type confusion in display transformation

- CVE-2016-5264: Use-after-free when applying SVG effects

- CVE-2016-5265: Same-origin policy violation using local
HTML file and saved shortcut file

- CVE-2016-5266: Information disclosure and local file
manipulation through drag and drop

- CVE-2016-5268: Spoofing attack through text injection
into internal error pages

- CVE-2016-5250: Information disclosure through Resource
Timing API during page navigation

The following non-security changes are included :

- The AppData description and screenshots were updated.

- Fix Firefox crash on startup on i586 (boo#986541)

- The Selenium WebDriver may have caused Firefox to crash
at startup

- fix build issues with gcc/binutils combination used in
Leap 42.2 (boo#984637)

- Fix running on 48bit va aarch64 (boo#984126)

- fix XUL dialog button order under KDE session
(boo#984403)

Mozilla NSS was updated to 3.24 as a dependency.

Changes in mozilla-nss :

- NSS softoken updated with latest NIST guidance

- NSS softoken updated to allow NSS to run in FIPS Level 1
(no password)

- Various added and deprecated functions

- Remove most code related to SSL v2, including the
ability to actively send a SSLv2-compatible client
hello.

- Protect against the Cachebleed attack.

- Disable support for DTLS compression.

- Improve support for TLS 1.3. This includes support for
DTLS 1.3. (experimental)

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=984126
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=984403
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=984637
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=986541
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=991809

Solution :

Update the affected MozillaFirefox / mozilla-nss packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)