SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : MozillaFirefox (SUSE-SU-2018:3656-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 120158

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 Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-2018-2609=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Desktop-Applications-15-2018-2609=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?f878dfc7

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 120158

File Name: suse_SU-2018-3656-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/01/02

Updated: 2019/03/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3.0

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: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:MozillaFirefox, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:MozillaFirefox-branding-upstream, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:MozillaFirefox-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:MozillaFirefox-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:MozillaFirefox-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:MozillaFirefox-translations-common, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:MozillaFirefox-translations-other, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:15

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/11/07

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/02/28

Reference Information

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