SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : MozillaFirefox (SUSE-SU-2016:2131-1)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Mozilla Firefox was updated to 45.3.0 ESR to fix the following issues
(bsc#991809) :

- MFSA 2016-62/CVE-2016-2835/CVE-2016-2836 Miscellaneous
memory safety hazards (rv:48.0 / rv:45.3)

- MFSA 2016-63/CVE-2016-2830 Favicon network connection
can persist when page is closed

- MFSA 2016-64/CVE-2016-2838 Buffer overflow rendering SVG
with bidirectional content

- MFSA 2016-65/CVE-2016-2839 Cairo rendering crash due to
memory allocation issue with FFmpeg 0.10

- MFSA 2016-67/CVE-2016-5252 Stack underflow during 2D
graphics rendering

- MFSA 2016-70/CVE-2016-5254 Use-after-free when using alt
key and toplevel menus

- MFSA 2016-72/CVE-2016-5258 Use-after-free in DTLS during
WebRTC session shutdown

- MFSA 2016-73/CVE-2016-5259 Use-after-free in service
workers with nested sync events

- MFSA 2016-76/CVE-2016-5262 Scripts on marquee tag can
execute in sandboxed iframes

- MFSA 2016-77/CVE-2016-2837 Buffer overflow in ClearKey
Content Decryption Module (CDM) during video playback

- MFSA 2016-78/CVE-2016-5263 Type confusion in display
transformation

- MFSA 2016-79/CVE-2016-5264 Use-after-free when applying
SVG effects

- MFSA 2016-80/CVE-2016-5265 Same-origin policy violation
using local HTML file and saved shortcut file

- CVE-2016-6354: Fix for possible buffer overrun
(bsc#990856) Also a temporary workaround was added :

- Temporarily bind Firefox to the first CPU as a hotfix
for an apparent race condition (bsc#989196, bsc#990628)

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/989196
https://bugzilla.suse.com/990628
https://bugzilla.suse.com/990856
https://bugzilla.suse.com/991809
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-2830.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-2835.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-2836.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-2837.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-2838.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-2839.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-5252.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-5254.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-5258.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-5259.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-5262.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-5263.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-5264.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-5265.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-6354.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?498a0b78

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-SP1-2016-1254=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-2016-1254=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-1254=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2016-1254=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-1254=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

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