SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : MozillaFirefox (SUSE-SU-2019:2545-1)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 129583



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


This update for MozillaFirefox to 68.1 fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

CVE-2019-9811: Fixed a sandbox escape via installation of malicious language pack. (bsc#1140868)

CVE-2019-9812: Fixed a sandbox escape through Firefox Sync.

CVE-2019-11710: Fixed several memory safety bugs. (bsc#1140868)

CVE-2019-11714: Fixed a potentially exploitable crash in Necko.

CVE-2019-11716: Fixed a sandbox bypass. (bsc#1140868)

CVE-2019-11718: Fixed inadequate sanitation in the Activity Stream component. (bsc#1140868)

CVE-2019-11720: Fixed a character encoding XSS vulnerability.

CVE-2019-11721: Fixed a homograph domain spoofing issue through unicode latin 'kra' character. (bsc#1140868)

CVE-2019-11723: Fixed a cookie leakage during add-on fetching across private browsing boundaries. (bsc#1140868)

CVE-2019-11724: Fixed an outdated permission, granting access to retired site (bsc#1140868)

CVE-2019-11725: Fixed a Safebrowsing bypass involving WebSockets.

CVE-2019-11727: Fixed a vulnerability where it possible to force NSS to sign CertificateVerify with PKCS#1 v1.5 signatures when those are the only ones advertised by server in CertificateRequest in TLS 1.3.

CVE-2019-11728: Fixed an improper handling of the Alt-Svc header that allowed remote port scans. (bsc#1140868)

CVE-2019-11733: Fixed an insufficient protection of stored passwords in 'Saved Logins'. (bnc#1145665)

CVE-2019-11735: Fixed several memory safety bugs. (bnc#1149293)

CVE-2019-11736: Fixed a file manipulation and privilege escalation in Mozilla Maintenance Service. (bnc#1149292)

CVE-2019-11738: Fixed a content security policy bypass through hash-based sources in directives. (bnc#1149302)

CVE-2019-11740: Fixed several memory safety bugs. (bsc#1149299)

CVE-2019-11742: Fixed a same-origin policy violation involving SVG filters and canvas to steal cross-origin images. (bsc#1149303)

CVE-2019-11743: Fixed a timing side-channel attack on cross-origin information, utilizing unload event attributes. (bsc#1149298)

CVE-2019-11744: Fixed an XSS caused by breaking out of title and textarea elements using innerHTML. (bsc#1149304)

CVE-2019-11746: Fixed a use-after-free while manipulating video.

CVE-2019-11752: Fixed a use-after-free while extracting a key value in IndexedDB. (bsc#1149296)

CVE-2019-11753: Fixed a privilege escalation with Mozilla Maintenance Service in custom Firefox installation location. (bsc#1149295)

Non-security issues fixed: Latest update now also released for s390x.

Fixed a segmentation fault on s390vsl082. (bsc#1117473)

Fixed a crash on SLES15 s390x. (bsc#1124525)

Fixed a segmentation fault. (bsc#1133810)

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.


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-SP1-2019-2545=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-2019-2545=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15-SP1:zypper in
-t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Desktop-Applications-15-SP1-2019-2545=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Desktop-Applications-15-2019-2545=1

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 129583

File Name: suse_SU-2019-2545-1.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/4/2019

Updated: 5/19/2022

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.3


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-11752


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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-11733

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mozillafirefox, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mozillafirefox-branding-sle, 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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/3/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/23/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-11710, CVE-2019-11714, CVE-2019-11716, CVE-2019-11718, CVE-2019-11720, CVE-2019-11721, CVE-2019-11723, CVE-2019-11724, CVE-2019-11725, CVE-2019-11727, CVE-2019-11728, CVE-2019-11733, CVE-2019-11735, CVE-2019-11736, CVE-2019-11738, CVE-2019-11740, CVE-2019-11742, CVE-2019-11743, CVE-2019-11744, CVE-2019-11746, CVE-2019-11747, CVE-2019-11748, CVE-2019-11749, CVE-2019-11750, CVE-2019-11751, CVE-2019-11752, CVE-2019-11753, CVE-2019-9811, CVE-2019-9812