SUSE SLES11 Security Update : MozillaFirefox, mozilla-nss (SUSE-SU-2017:2872-2)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 104542
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Synopsis

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

Description

This update for MozillaFirefox and mozilla-nss fixes the following issues: Mozilla Firefox was updated to ESR 52.4 (bsc#1060445)

- MFSA 2017-22/CVE-2017-7825: OS X fonts render some Tibetan and Arabic unicode characters as spaces

- MFSA 2017-22/CVE-2017-7805: Use-after-free in TLS 1.2 generating handshake hashes

- MFSA 2017-22/CVE-2017-7819: Use-after-free while resizing images in design mode

- MFSA 2017-22/CVE-2017-7818: Use-after-free during ARIA array manipulation

- MFSA 2017-22/CVE-2017-7793: Use-after-free with Fetch API

- MFSA 2017-22/CVE-2017-7824: Buffer overflow when drawing and validating elements with ANGLE

- MFSA 2017-22/CVE-2017-7810: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 56 and Firefox ESR 52.4

- MFSA 2017-22/CVE-2017-7823: CSP sandbox directive did not create a unique origin

- MFSA 2017-22/CVE-2017-7814: Blob and data URLs bypass phishing and malware protection warnings Mozilla Network Security Services (Mozilla NSS) received a security fix :

- MFSA 2017-22/CVE-2017-7805: Use-after-free in TLS 1.2 generating handshake hashes (bsc#1061005, bsc#1060445)

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.

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-firefox-201710-13330=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-firefox-201710-13330=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS:zypper in -t patch slessp3-firefox-201710-13330=1

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

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1060445

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1061005

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-7793/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-7805/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-7810/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-7814/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-7818/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-7819/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-7823/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-7824/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-7825/

http://www.nessus.org/u?7bf725b4

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 104542

File Name: suse_SU-2017-2872-2.nasl

Version: 3.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/14/2017

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:MozillaFirefox, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:MozillaFirefox-translations, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libfreebl3, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libsoftokn3, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mozilla-nss, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mozilla-nss-tools, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/13/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/11/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-7793, CVE-2017-7805, CVE-2017-7810, CVE-2017-7814, CVE-2017-7818, CVE-2017-7819, CVE-2017-7823, CVE-2017-7824, CVE-2017-7825