Fedora 27 : mozilla-noscript (2018-09c51bbcec)

High Nessus Plugin ID 117813


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Changes since ===

v =============================================================

- [TB] Gracefully handle legacy external message recipients

- [XSS] Updated known HTML5 events

- Better IPV6 support

- UI support for protocol-only entries

v =============================================================

- Fix for various content script timing related issues (thanks therube for reporting)

v =============================================================

- Prevent total breakages when policies accidentally map to invalid match patterns

- Internal messaging dispatch better coping with multiple option windows

- Avoid multiple CSP DOM insertions

v =============================================================

- Fixed message handling regression breaking embedders and causing potential internal message loops

v =============================================================

- More efficient window.name-based tab-scoped permissions persistence

- Fixed URL parsing bugs

- Fixed bug in requestKey generation

- [Build] Enhanced TLD data update subsystem

- [UI] CUSTOM presets gets initialized with currently applied preset, including temporary/permanent status

- Improved internal message dispatching, avoiding potential race conditions

- [L10n] Transifex integration

- Work-around for DOM-injected CSP not being honored when appended to the root element, rather than HEAD

- Transparent support for FQDNs

- Better file: protocol support

- Full-page placeholders for media/plugin documents

v =============================================================

- Fixed NOSCRIPT emulation not running in contexts where service workers are disabled, such as private windows (thanks Peter Wu for patch)

v 10.1.9 =============================================================

- Completely revamped CSP backend, enforcing policies both in webRequest and in the DOM

- Reload-less service worker busting

- removed obsoleted failsafes, including forced reloads

- Better timing for popup UI feedback on permissions changes

- Send out a 'started' message after initialization to help embedders (like the Tor browser) interact with NoScript

- Updated TLDs

v =============================================================

- Hotfix for reload loops before CSP management refactoring

v =============================================================

- Fixed reload loop on unrestricted tabs (thanks random for reporting)

v =============================================================

- Fixed Sites.domainImplies() misplaced optimization.

- [L10n] Added Catalan (ca)

v =============================================================

- Fixed onResponseHeader failing on session restore because of onBeforeRequest not having being called.

- Fixed regression: framed documents' URLs not being reported in the UI (thanks xaex for report)

v =============================================================

- More resilient and optimized Sites.domainImplies()

- Update ChildPolicies when automatic temp TRUST for top-level documents is enabled

- Fixed messages from content scripts being 'eaten' by the wrong dispatcher when UI is open (thanks skriptimaahinen)

- Fixed typo causing accidental permissions/status mismatches being checked only while pages are still loading (thanks skriptimaahinen)

- Fixed typo in XSS name sanitization script injection (thanks skriptimaahinen)

v =============================================================

- Fix: Sites.domainImplies() should match subdomains

- More coherent wrapper around the webex messaging API

- Fixed inconsistencies affecting ChildPolicies content script auto-generated matching rules.

- Fixed potential issues with cross-process messages

- Simpler and more reliable safety net to ensure CSP headers are injected last among WebExtensions

- Fixed regression causing refresh loops on pages which use type='object' requests to load images, css and other types

- [L10n] ru and de translations

- [XSS] Updated HTML events auto-generate matching code to use both latest Mozilla source code and archived data since Firefox ESR 52

- New dynamic scripts management strategy based on the browser.contentScripts API, should fix some elusive, likely requestFilter-induced, bugs

- Fixed no-dot domains threated as empty TLDs (thanks Peter Wu for patch)

- Removed requestFilter hack for dynamic scripts management

- [L10n] br and tr translations (thanks Transifex/OTF, https://www.transifex.com/otf/noscript/)

- Best effort to have webRequest.onHeaderReceived listener run last (issue #6, thanks kkapsner)

- [L10n] Localized 'NoScript Options' title (thanks Diklabyte)

- Fixed inline scripts not being reported to UI (thanks skriptimaahinen for patch)

- Skip non-content windows when deferring startup page loads (thanks Rob Wu for reporting)

- Broader detection of UTF-8 encoding in responses (thanks Rob Wu for reporting)

- Improved support for debugging code removal in releases

- Fixed startup race condition with pending request tracking

- Fixed updating NoScript reloads tabs with revoked temporary permissions.

Legacy version: ===

v =============================================================

- [Security] Fixed script blocking bypass zero-day (thanks Zerodium for unresponsible disclosure, https://twitter.com/Zerodium/status/1039127214602641409)

- [Surrogate] Fixed typo in 2mdn replacement (thansk barbaz)

- [XSS] Fixed InjectionChecker choking at some big JSON payloads sents as POST form data

- [XSS] In-depth protection against native ES6 modules abuse

- Fixed classic beta channel users being accidentally migrated to stable (thanks barbaz)

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 117813

File Name: fedora_2018-09c51bbcec.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/09/28

Modified: 2018/09/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:mozilla-noscript, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:27

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/09/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-16983