SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : MozillaFirefox, MozillaFirefox-branding-SLE, mozilla-nspr, mozilla-nss (SUSE-SU-2016:1691-1)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

MozillaFirefox, MozillaFirefox-branding-SLE, mozilla-nss and
mozilla-nspr were updated to fix nine security issues.

Mozilla Firefox was updated to version 45.2.0 ESR. mozilla-nss was
updated to version 3.21.1.

These security issues were fixed :

- CVE-2016-2834: Memory safety bugs in NSS (MFSA 2016-61)
(bsc#983639).

- CVE-2016-2824: Out-of-bounds write with WebGL shader
(MFSA 2016-53) (bsc#983651).

- CVE-2016-2822: Addressbar spoofing though the SELECT
element (MFSA 2016-52) (bsc#983652).

- CVE-2016-2821: Use-after-free deleting tables from a
contenteditable document (MFSA 2016-51) (bsc#983653).

- CVE-2016-2819: Buffer overflow parsing HTML5 fragments
(MFSA 2016-50) (bsc#983655).

- CVE-2016-2828: Use-after-free when textures are used in
WebGL operations after recycle pool destruction (MFSA
2016-56) (bsc#983646).

- CVE-2016-2831: Entering fullscreen and persistent
pointerlock without user permission (MFSA 2016-58)
(bsc#983643).

- CVE-2016-2815, CVE-2016-2818: Miscellaneous memory
safety hazards (MFSA 2016-49) (bsc#983638)

These non-security issues were fixed :

- bsc#982366: Unknown SSL protocol error in connections

- Fix crashes on aarch64

- Determine page size at runtime (bsc#984006)

- Allow aarch64 to work in safe mode (bsc#985659)

- Fix crashes on mainframes

All extensions must now be signed by addons.mozilla.org. Please read
README.SUSE for more details.

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 :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/982366
https://bugzilla.suse.com/983549
https://bugzilla.suse.com/983638
https://bugzilla.suse.com/983639
https://bugzilla.suse.com/983643
https://bugzilla.suse.com/983646
https://bugzilla.suse.com/983651
https://bugzilla.suse.com/983652
https://bugzilla.suse.com/983653
https://bugzilla.suse.com/983655
https://bugzilla.suse.com/984006
https://bugzilla.suse.com/984126
https://bugzilla.suse.com/985659
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-2815.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-2818.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-2819.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-2821.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-2822.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-2824.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-2828.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-2831.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-2834.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?18ef5c02

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-SP1-2016-1003=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-2016-1003=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-1003=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2016-1003=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-1003=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2016-1003=1

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:ND/RC:UR)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 93166 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-2815
CVE-2016-2818
CVE-2016-2819
CVE-2016-2821
CVE-2016-2822
CVE-2016-2824
CVE-2016-2828
CVE-2016-2831
CVE-2016-2834

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