SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : MozillaFirefox (SUSE-SU-2020:1209-1)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 136649

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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 :

Update to version 68.8.0 ESR (bsc#1171186) :

CVE-2020-12387: Use-after-free during worker shutdown

CVE-2020-12388: Sandbox escape with improperly guarded Access Tokens

CVE-2020-12389: Sandbox escape with improperly separated process types

CVE-2020-6831: Buffer overflow in SCTP chunk input validation

CVE-2020-12392: Arbitrary local file access with 'Copy as cURL'

CVE-2020-12393: Devtools' 'Copy as cURL' feature did not fully escape website-controlled data, potentially leading to command injection

CVE-2020-12395: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 76 and Firefox ESR 68.8

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-SP1-2020-1209=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Desktop-Applications-15-SP1-2020-1209=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1171186

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-12387/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-12388/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-12389/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-12392/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-12393/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-12395/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-6831/

http://www.nessus.org/u?29207013

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 136649

File Name: suse_SU-2020-1209-1.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/15/2020

Updated: 5/13/2022

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-12395

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 9

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

Temporal Vector: E:P/RL:O/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-12388

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: 5/7/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/26/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-6831, CVE-2020-12387, CVE-2020-12388, CVE-2020-12389, CVE-2020-12392, CVE-2020-12393, CVE-2020-12395

IAVA: 2020-A-0190-S