openSUSE Security Update : MozillaFirefox (openSUSE-2020-1391)

high Nessus Plugin ID 140509

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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for MozillaFirefox fixes the following issues :

- Firefox Extended Support Release 78.2.0 ESR

- Fixed: Various stability, functionality, and security fixes

- Mozilla Firefox ESR 78.2 MFSA 2020-38 (bsc#1175686)

- CVE-2020-15663 (bmo#1643199) Downgrade attack on the Mozilla Maintenance Service could have resulted in escalation of privilege

- CVE-2020-15664 (bmo#1658214) Attacker-induced prompt for extension installation

- CVE-2020-15670 (bmo#1651001, bmo#1651449, bmo#1653626, bmo#1656957) Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 80 and Firefox ESR 78.2

- Fixed Firefox tab crash in FIPS mode (bsc#1174284).

- Fix broken translation-loading (bsc#1173991)

- allow addon sideloading

- mark signatures for langpacks non-mandatory

- do not autodisable user profile scopes

- Google API key is not usable for geolocation service any more

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

Solution

Update the affected MozillaFirefox packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1173991

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1174284

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1175686

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 140509

File Name: openSUSE-2020-1391.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/11/2020

Updated: 10/15/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-15663

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#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: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:novell:opensuse:15.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:mozillafirefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:mozillafirefox-branding-upstream:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:mozillafirefox-buildsymbols:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:mozillafirefox-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:mozillafirefox-debugsource:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:mozillafirefox-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:mozillafirefox-translations-common:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:mozillafirefox-translations-other:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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: 9/8/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/1/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-15663, CVE-2020-15664, CVE-2020-15670