openSUSE Security Update : MozillaFirefox (openSUSE-2020-983)

high Nessus Plugin ID 138747



The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for MozillaFirefox to version 78.0.1 ESR fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2020-12415: AppCache manifest poisoning due to url encoded character processing (bsc#1173576).

- CVE-2020-12416: Use-after-free in WebRTC VideoBroadcaster (bsc#1173576).

- CVE-2020-12417: Memory corruption due to missing sign-extension for ValueTags on ARM64 (bsc#1173576).

- CVE-2020-12418: Information disclosure due to manipulated URL object (bsc#1173576).

- CVE-2020-12419: Use-after-free in nsGlobalWindowInner (bsc#1173576).

- CVE-2020-12420: Use-After-Free when trying to connect to a STUN server (bsc#1173576).

- CVE-2020-12402: RSA Key Generation vulnerable to side-channel attack (bsc#1173576).

- CVE-2020-12421: Add-On updates did not respect the same certificate trust rules as software updates (bsc#1173576).

- CVE-2020-12422: Integer overflow in nsJPEGEncoder::emptyOutputBuffer (bsc#1173576).

- CVE-2020-12423: DLL Hijacking due to searching %PATH% for a library (bsc#1173576).

- CVE-2020-12424: WebRTC permission prompt could have been bypassed by a compromised content process (bsc#1173576).

- CVE-2020-12425: Out of bound read in Date.parse() (bsc#1173576).

- CVE-2020-12426: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 78 (bsc#1173576).

- FIPS: MozillaFirefox: allow /proc/sys/crypto/fips_enabled (bsc#1167231).

Non-security issues fixed :

- Fixed interaction with freetype6 (bsc#1173613).

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15:Update update project.


Update the affected MozillaFirefox packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 138747

File Name: openSUSE-2020-983.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/20/2020

Updated: 7/22/2020

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


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


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: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mozillafirefox, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mozillafirefox-branding-upstream, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mozillafirefox-buildsymbols, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mozillafirefox-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mozillafirefox-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mozillafirefox-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mozillafirefox-translations-common, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mozillafirefox-translations-other, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.2

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: 7/17/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/9/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-12402, CVE-2020-12415, CVE-2020-12416, CVE-2020-12417, CVE-2020-12418, CVE-2020-12419, CVE-2020-12420, CVE-2020-12421, CVE-2020-12422, CVE-2020-12423, CVE-2020-12424, CVE-2020-12425, CVE-2020-12426