SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : MozillaFirefox (SUSE-SU-2019:1682-1)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 126172

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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 :

Mozilla Firefox Firefox 60.7.2 MFSA 2019-19 (bsc#1138872)

CVE-2019-11708: Fix sandbox escape using Prompt:Open.

- Insufficient vetting of parameters passed with the Prompt:Open IPC message between child and parent processes could result in the non-sandboxed parent process opening web content chosen by a compromised child process. When combined with additional vulnerabilities this could result in executing arbitrary code on the user's computer.

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-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-SP1-2019-1682=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-2019-1682=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15-SP1:zypper in
-t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Desktop-Applications-15-SP1-2019-1682=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Desktop-Applications-15-2019-1682=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1138872

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-11708/

http://www.nessus.org/u?188c1e59

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 126172

File Name: suse_SU-2019-1682-1.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/24/2019

Updated: 5/25/2022

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-11708

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

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-buildsymbols, 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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/22/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/23/2019

CISA Known Exploited Dates: 6/13/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-11708