SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : MozillaFirefox (SUSE-SU-2016:2434-1)

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 version 45.4.0 ESR to fix the following
issues: Security issues fixed: (bsc#999701 MFSA 2016-86) :

- CVE-2016-5270: Heap-buffer-overflow in
nsCaseTransformTextRunFactory::TransformString

- CVE-2016-5272: Bad cast in nsImageGeometryMixin

- CVE-2016-5276: Heap-use-after-free in
mozilla::a11y::DocAccessible::ProcessInvalidationList

- CVE-2016-5274: use-after-free in
nsFrameManager::CaptureFrameState

- CVE-2016-5277: Heap-use-after-free in
nsRefreshDriver::Tick

- CVE-2016-5278: Heap-buffer-overflow in
nsBMPEncoder::AddImageFrame

- CVE-2016-5280: Use-after-free in
mozilla::nsTextNodeDirectionalityMap::RemoveElementFromM
ap

- CVE-2016-5281: use-after-free in DOMSVGLength

- CVE-2016-5284: Add-on update site certificate pin
expiration

- CVE-2016-5250: Resource Timing API is storing resources
sent by the previous page

- CVE-2016-5261: Integer overflow and memory corruption in
WebSocketChannel

- CVE-2016-5257: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 49
and Firefox ESR 45.4 Bug fixed :

- Fix for aarch64 Firefox startup crash (bsc#991344)

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/991344
https://bugzilla.suse.com/999701
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-5250.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-5257.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-5261.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-5270.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-5272.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-5274.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-5276.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-5277.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-5278.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-5280.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-5281.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-5284.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?3678d6fe

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-SP1-2016-1421=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-2016-1421=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-1421=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2016-1421=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-1421=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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