SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : MozillaFirefox (SUSE-SU-2020:2147-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 139406
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This update for MozillaFirefox fixes the following issues :

This update for MozillaFirefox and pipewire fixes the following issues :

MozillaFirefox Extended Support Release 78.1.0 ESR

Fixed: Various stability, functionality, and security fixes (bsc#1174538)

CVE-2020-15652: Potential leak of redirect targets when loading scripts in a worker

CVE-2020-6514: WebRTC data channel leaks internal address to peer

CVE-2020-15655: Extension APIs could be used to bypass Same-Origin Policy

CVE-2020-15653: Bypassing iframe sandbox when allowing popups

CVE-2020-6463: Use-after-free in ANGLE gl::Texture::onUnbindAsSamplerTexture

CVE-2020-15656: Type confusion for special arguments in IonMonkey

CVE-2020-15658: Overriding file type when saving to disk

CVE-2020-15657: DLL hijacking due to incorrect loading path

CVE-2020-15654: Custom cursor can overlay user interface

CVE-2020-15659: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 79 and Firefox ESR 78.1

pipewire was updated to version 0.3.6 (bsc#1171433, jsc#ECO-2308) :

Extensive memory leak fixing and stress testing was done. A big leak in screen sharing with DMA-BUF was fixed.

Compile fixes

Stability improvements in jack and pulseaudio layers.

Added the old portal module to make the Camera portal work again. This will be moved to the session manager in future versions.

Improvements to the GStreamer source and sink shutdown.

Fix compatibility with v2 clients again when negotiating buffers.

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.


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 Desktop Applications 15-SP2 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Desktop-Applications-15-SP2-2020-2147=1

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 139406

File Name: suse_SU-2020-2147-1.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/7/2020

Updated: 11/30/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-15659


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:MozillaFirefox, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:MozillaFirefox-branding-SLE, 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, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libpipewire-0_3, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libpipewire-0_3-0-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:pipewire, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:pipewire-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:pipewire-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:pipewire-modules, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:pipewire-modules-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:pipewire-spa-plugins, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:pipewire-spa-plugins-0_2-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:pipewire-spa-tools, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:pipewire-spa-tools-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:pipewire-tools, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:pipewire-tools-debuginfo, 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: 8/6/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/21/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-15652, CVE-2020-15653, CVE-2020-15654, CVE-2020-15655, CVE-2020-15656, CVE-2020-15657, CVE-2020-15658, CVE-2020-15659, CVE-2020-6463, CVE-2020-6514

IAVA: 2020-A-0344-S