SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : MozillaFirefox (SUSE-SU-2020:0384-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 133762

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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 68.5.0 ESR

- 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

- Fixed: Fixed various issues opening files with spaces in their path (bmo#1601905, bmo#1602726)

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 OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8:zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-Crowbar-8-2020-384=1

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8:zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-8-2020-384=1

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7:zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-7-2020-384=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP5:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP5-2020-384=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP4:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP4-2020-384=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP3-2020-384=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2020-384=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP1-2020-384=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2020-384=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2020-384=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2020-384=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3-BCL:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-BCL-2020-384=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2020-384=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-BCL-2020-384=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2020-384=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP4-2020-384=1

SUSE Enterprise Storage 5:zypper in -t patch SUSE-Storage-5-2020-384=1

HPE Helion Openstack 8:zypper in -t patch HPE-Helion-OpenStack-8-2020-384=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1161799

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?432cff2f

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 133762

File Name: suse_SU-2020-0384-1.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/18/2020

Updated: 1/13/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

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: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:MozillaFirefox, 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, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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: 2/17/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/2/2020

Reference Information

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

IAVA: 2020-A-0072-S