openSUSE Security Update : MozillaFirefox (openSUSE-2020-1748)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 142044

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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 78.4.0 ESR

- Fixed: Various stability, functionality, and security fixes MFSA 2020-46 (bsc#1177872, bsc#1176756)

- CVE-2020-15969 Use-after-free in usersctp

- CVE-2020-15683 Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 82 and Firefox ESR 78.4

- Fixed: Fixed legacy preferences not being properly applied when set via GPO

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=1176756

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1177872

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 142044

File Name: openSUSE-2020-1748.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/29/2020

Updated: 11/12/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-15683

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/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: 10/26/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/22/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-15969, CVE-2020-15683