SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : MozillaFirefox (SUSE-SU-2020:3902-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 144571
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VPR Score: 7.4

Synopsis

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

This update for MozillaFirefox fixes the following issues :

Firefox Extended Support Release 78.6.0 ESR

- Fixed: Various stability, functionality, and security fixes MFSA 2020-55 (bsc#1180039)

- CVE-2020-16042 (bmo#1679003) Operations on a BigInt could have caused uninitialized memory to be exposed

- CVE-2020-26971 (bmo#1663466) Heap buffer overflow in WebGL

- CVE-2020-26973 (bmo#1680084) CSS Sanitizer performed incorrect sanitization

- CVE-2020-26974 (bmo#1681022) Incorrect cast of StyleGenericFlexBasis resulted in a heap use-after-free

- CVE-2020-26978 (bmo#1677047) Internal network hosts could have been probed by a malicious webpage

- CVE-2020-35111 (bmo#1657916) The proxy.onRequest API did not catch view-source URLs

- CVE-2020-35112 (bmo#1661365) Opening an extension-less download may have inadvertently launched an executable instead

- CVE-2020-35113 (bmo#1664831, bmo#1673589) Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 84 and Firefox ESR 78.6

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 Desktop Applications 15-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Desktop-Applications-15-SP1-2020-3902=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1180039

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-16042/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-26971/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-26973/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-26974/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-26978/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-35111/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-35112/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-35113/

http://www.nessus.org/u?6c7255af

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 144571

File Name: suse_SU-2020-3902-1.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/23/2020

Updated: 1/15/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 7.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

CVSS v3.0

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-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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/21/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/7/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-16042, CVE-2020-26971, CVE-2020-26973, CVE-2020-26974, CVE-2020-26978, CVE-2020-35111, CVE-2020-35112, CVE-2020-35113

IAVA: 2020-A-0575-S