SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : MozillaFirefox (SUSE-SU-2020:0383-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 133761

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VPR Score: 5.9

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 68.5.0 ESR

- Fixed: Various stability and security fixes

Mozilla Firefox ESR68.5 MFSA 2020-06 (bsc#1163368)

- CVE-2020-6796 (bmo#1610426) Missing bounds check on shared memory read in the parent process

- CVE-2020-6797 (bmo#1596668) Extensions granted downloads.open permission could open arbitrary applications on Mac OSX

- CVE-2020-6798 (bmo#1602944) Incorrect parsing of template tag could result in JavaScript injection

- CVE-2020-6799 (bmo#1606596) Arbitrary code execution when opening pdf links from other applications, when Firefox is configured as default pdf reader

- CVE-2020-6800 (bmo#1595786, bmo#1596706, bmo#1598543, bmo#1604851, bmo#1605777, bmo#1608580, bmo#1608785) Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 73 and Firefox ESR 68.5

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-SP1-2020-383=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-2020-383=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15-SP1:zypper in
-t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Desktop-Applications-15-SP1-2020-383=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Desktop-Applications-15-2020-383=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1163368

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-6796/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-6797/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-6798/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-6799/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-6800/

http://www.nessus.org/u?bf3bb440

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 133761

File Name: suse_SU-2020-0383-1.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/02/18

Updated: 2020/05/08

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/02/17

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/03/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-6796, CVE-2020-6797, CVE-2020-6798, CVE-2020-6799, CVE-2020-6800

IAVA: 2020-A-0072-S