SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : MozillaFirefox (SUSE-SU-2018:3749-1)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 118953

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Synopsis

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

Description

This update for MozillaFirefox fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

Update to Mozilla Firefox 60.3.0esr: MFSA 2018-27 (bsc#1112852)

CVE-2018-12392: Crash with nested event loops.

CVE-2018-12393: Integer overflow during Unicode conversion while loading JavaScript.

CVE-2018-12395: WebExtension bypass of domain restrictions through header rewriting.

CVE-2018-12396: WebExtension content scripts can execute in disallowed contexts.

CVE-2018-12397: WebExtension local file access vulnerability.

CVE-2018-12389: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox ESR 60.3.

CVE-2018-12390: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 63 and Firefox ESR 60.3.

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 the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7:zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-7-2018-2648=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2018-2648=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2018-2648=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-2648=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2018-2648=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-BCL-2018-2648=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2018-2648=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2018-2648=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2018-2648=1

SUSE Enterprise Storage 4:zypper in -t patch SUSE-Storage-4-2018-2648=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1112852

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-12389/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-12390/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-12392/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-12393/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-12395/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-12396/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-12397/

http://www.nessus.org/u?14a9d2bc

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 118953

File Name: suse_SU-2018-3749-1.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/14/2018

Updated: 4/9/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#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: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux:12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:mozillafirefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:mozillafirefox-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:mozillafirefox-debugsource:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:mozillafirefox-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:mozillafirefox-translations-common:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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: 11/13/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/28/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12389, CVE-2018-12390, CVE-2018-12392, CVE-2018-12393, CVE-2018-12395, CVE-2018-12396, CVE-2018-12397