SUSE SLES15 Security Update : MozillaFirefox (SUSE-SU-2021:0676-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 146984

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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 78.8.0 ESR

- Fixed: Various stability, functionality, and security fixes MFSA 2021-08 (bsc#1182614)

- CVE-2021-23969: Content Security Policy violation report could have contained the destination of a redirect

- CVE-2021-23968: Content Security Policy violation report could have contained the destination of a redirect

- CVE-2021-23973: MediaError message property could have leaked information about cross-origin resources

- CVE-2021-23978: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 86 and Firefox ESR 78.8

- Fixed: Prevent access to NTFS special paths that could lead to filesystem corruption.

- Buffer overflow in depth pitch calculations for compressed textures

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 Manager Server 4.0 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SUSE-Manager-Server-4.0-2021-676=1

SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.0 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SUSE-Manager-Retail-Branch-Server-4.0-2021-676=1

SUSE Manager Proxy 4.0 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SUSE-Manager-Proxy-4.0-2021-676=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 15-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES_SAP-15-SP1-2021-676=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15-SP1-LTSS :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES-15-SP1-LTSS-2021-676=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15-SP1-BCL :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES-15-SP1-BCL-2021-676=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-SP1-LTSS :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-HPC-15-SP1-LTSS-2021-676=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-SP1-ESPOS :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-HPC-15-SP1-ESPOS-2021-676=1

SUSE Enterprise Storage 6 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-Storage-6-2021-676=1

SUSE CaaS Platform 4.0 :

To install this update, use the SUSE CaaS Platform 'skuba' tool. I will inform you if it detects new updates and let you then trigger updating of the complete cluster in a controlled way.

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1181848

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1182357

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1182614

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-23968/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-23969/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-23973/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-23978/

http://www.nessus.org/u?d08764ee

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 146984

File Name: suse_SU-2021-0676-1.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/3/2021

Updated: 6/3/2021

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

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 Score Source: CVE-2021-23978

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: 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: 3/2/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/26/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-23968, CVE-2021-23969, CVE-2021-23973, CVE-2021-23978

IAVA: 2021-A-0107-S