SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : MozillaFirefox (SUSE-SU-2020:0078-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 132921
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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 :

Firefox Extended Support Release 68.4.1 ESR

- Fixed: Security fix MFSA 2020-03 (bsc#1160498)

- CVE-2019-17026 (bmo#1607443) IonMonkey type confusion with StoreElementHole and FallibleStoreElement

Firefox Extended Support Release 68.4.0 ESR

- Fixed: Various security fixes MFSA 2020-02 (bsc#1160305)

- CVE-2019-17015 (bmo#1599005) Memory corruption in parent process during new content process initialization on Windows

- CVE-2019-17016 (bmo#1599181) Bypass of @namespace CSS sanitization during pasting

- CVE-2019-17017 (bmo#1603055) Type Confusion in XPCVariant.cpp

- CVE-2019-17021 (bmo#1599008) Heap address disclosure in parent process during content process initialization on Windows

- CVE-2019-17022 (bmo#1602843) CSS sanitization does not escape HTML tags

- CVE-2019-17024 (bmo#1507180, bmo#1595470, bmo#1598605, bmo#1601826) Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 72 and Firefox ESR 68.4

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-SP1-2020-78=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-2020-78=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15-SP1:zypper in
-t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Desktop-Applications-15-SP1-2020-78=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Desktop-Applications-15-2020-78=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1160305

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1160498

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-17015/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-17016/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-17017/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-17021/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-17022/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-17024/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-17026/

http://www.nessus.org/u?b336c2fd

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 132921

File Name: suse_SU-2020-0078-1.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/15/2020

Updated: 5/12/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 8.4

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/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: 1/13/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/8/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-17015, CVE-2019-17016, CVE-2019-17017, CVE-2019-17021, CVE-2019-17022, CVE-2019-17024, CVE-2019-17026