SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : MozillaFirefox (SUSE-SU-2018:2890-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 120110
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update for MozillaFirefox to ESR 60.2 fixes several issues.
These general changes are part of the version 60 release.
New browser engine with speed improvements
Redesigned graphical user interface elements
Unified address and search bar for new installations
New tab page listing top visited, recently visited and recommended pages
Support for configuration policies in enterprise deployments via JSON files
Support for Web Authentication, allowing the use of USB tokens for authentication to websites
The following changes affect compatibility: Now exclusively supports extensions built using the WebExtension API.
Unsupported legacy extensions will no longer work in Firefox 60 ESR
TLS certificates issued by Symantec before June 1st, 2016 are no longer trusted The 'security.pki.distrust_ca_policy' preference can be set to 0 to reinstate trust in those certificates
The following issues affect performance: new format for storing private keys, certificates and certificate trust If the user home or data directory is on a network file system, it is recommended that users set the following environment variable to avoid slowdowns:
NSS_SDB_USE_CACHE=yes This setting is not recommended for local, fast file systems.
These security issues were fixed: CVE-2018-12381: Dragging and dropping Outlook email message results in page navigation (bsc#1107343).
CVE-2017-16541: Proxy bypass using automount and autofs (bsc#1107343).
CVE-2018-12376: Various memory safety bugs (bsc#1107343).
CVE-2018-12377: Use-after-free in refresh driver timers (bsc#1107343).
CVE-2018-12378: Use-after-free in IndexedDB (bsc#1107343).
CVE-2018-12379: Out-of-bounds write with malicious MAR file (bsc#1107343).
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.
SolutionTo 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 Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Desktop-Applications-15-2018-2053=1