SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : MozillaFirefox (SUSE-SU-2019:0273-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 121638
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VPR Score: 8.9

Synopsis

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

Description

This update for MozillaFirefox, mozilla-nss fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

CVE-2018-18500: Fixed a use-after-free parsing HTML5 stream (bsc#1122983).

CVE-2018-18501: Fixed multiple memory safety bugs (bsc#1122983).

CVE-2018-18505: Fixed a privilege escalation through IPC channel messages (bsc#1122983).

CVE-2018-12404: Cache side-channel variant of the Bleichenbacher attack (bsc#1119069).

Non-security issue fixed: Update to MozillaFirefox ESR 60.5.0

Update to mozilla-nss 3.41.1

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-15-2019-273=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Desktop-Applications-15-2019-273=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2019-273=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1119069

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1120374

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1122983

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-12404/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-18500/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-18501/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-18505/

http://www.nessus.org/u?1b8a6c58

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 121638

File Name: suse_SU-2019-0273-1.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/7/2019

Updated: 2/10/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 8.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 9.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:O/RC:C

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, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libfreebl3, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libfreebl3-32bit-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libfreebl3-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libfreebl3-hmac, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libsoftokn3, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libsoftokn3-32bit-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libsoftokn3-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libsoftokn3-hmac, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mozilla-nss, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mozilla-nss-32bit-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mozilla-nss-certs, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mozilla-nss-certs-32bit-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mozilla-nss-certs-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mozilla-nss-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mozilla-nss-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mozilla-nss-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mozilla-nss-sysinit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mozilla-nss-sysinit-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mozilla-nss-tools, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mozilla-nss-tools-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:15

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/6/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/5/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12404, CVE-2018-18500, CVE-2018-18501, CVE-2018-18505