openSUSE Security Update : MozillaFirefox (openSUSE-2018-85)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 106324


New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

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This update for MozillaFirefox fixes the following issues :

- update to Firefox 52.6esr (boo#1077291) MFSA 2018-01

- Speculative execution side-channel attack ('Spectre') MFSA 2018-03

- CVE-2018-5091 (bmo#1423086) Use-after-free with DTMF timers

- CVE-2018-5095 (bmo#1418447) Integer overflow in Skia library during edge builder allocation

- CVE-2018-5096 (bmo#1418922) Use-after-free while editing form elements

- CVE-2018-5097 (bmo#1387427) Use-after-free when source document is manipulated during XSLT

- CVE-2018-5098 (bmo#1399400) Use-after-free while manipulating form input elements

- CVE-2018-5099 (bmo#1416878) Use-after-free with widget listener

- CVE-2018-5102 (bmo#1419363) Use-after-free in HTML media elements

- CVE-2018-5103 (bmo#1423159) Use-after-free during mouse event handling

- CVE-2018-5104 (bmo#1425000) Use-after-free during font face manipulation

- CVE-2018-5117 (bmo#1395508) URL spoofing with right-to-left text aligned left-to-right

- CVE-2018-5089 Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 58 and Firefox ESR 52.6

- Added additional patches and configurations to fix builds on s390 and PowerPC.

- Added firefox-glibc-getrandom.patch effecting builds on s390 and PowerPC

- Added mozilla-s390-bigendian.patch along with icudt58b.dat bigendian ICU data file for running Firefox on bigendian architectures (bmo#1322212 and bmo#1264836)

- Added mozilla-s390-nojit.patch to enable atomic operations used by the JS engine when JIT is disabled on s390

- Build configuration options specific to s390

- Requires NSS >= 3.29.5


Update the affected MozillaFirefox packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 106324

File Name: openSUSE-2018-85.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/25/2018

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:novell:opensuse:42.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:o:novell:opensuse:42.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:mozillafirefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:mozillafirefox-branding-upstream:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:mozillafirefox-buildsymbols:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:mozillafirefox-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:mozillafirefox-debugsource:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:mozillafirefox-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:mozillafirefox-translations-common:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:mozillafirefox-translations-other:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

Patch Publication Date: 1/24/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5089, CVE-2018-5091, CVE-2018-5095, CVE-2018-5096, CVE-2018-5097, CVE-2018-5098, CVE-2018-5099, CVE-2018-5102, CVE-2018-5103, CVE-2018-5104, CVE-2018-5117