openSUSE 10 Security Update : MozillaFirefox (MozillaFirefox-5640)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 34318
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update brings MozillaFirefox to version 2.0.0.17 to fix bugs and security issues :

MFSA 2008-45 / CVE-2008-4069: XBM image uninitialized memory reading

MFSA 2008-44 / CVE-2008-4067 / CVE-2008-4068: resource: traversal vulnerabilities

MFSA 2008-43: BOM characters stripped from JavaScript before execution CVE-2008-4065: Stripped BOM characters bug CVE-2008-4066: HTML escaped low surrogates bug

MFSA 2008-42 Crashes with evidence of memory corruption (rv:1.9.0.2/1.8.1.17): CVE-2008-4061: Jesse Ruderman reported a crash in the layout engine. CVE-2008-4062: Igor Bukanov, Philip Taylor, Georgi Guninski, and Antoine Labour reported crashes in the JavaScript engine. CVE-2008-4063: Jesse Ruderman, Bob Clary, and Martijn Wargers reported crashes in the layout engine which only affected Firefox 3.
CVE-2008-4064: David Maciejak and Drew Yao reported crashes in graphics rendering which only affected Firefox 3.

MFSA 2008-41 Privilege escalation via XPCnativeWrapper pollution CVE-2008-4058: XPCnativeWrapper pollution bugs CVE-2008-4059:
XPCnativeWrapper pollution (Firefox 2) CVE-2008-4060: Documents without script handling objects

MFSA 2008-40 / CVE-2008-3837: Forced mouse drag

MFSA 2008-39 / CVE-2008-3836: Privilege escalation using feed preview page and XSS flaw

MFSA 2008-38 / CVE-2008-3835: nsXMLDocument::OnChannelRedirect() same-origin violation

MFSA 2008-37 / CVE-2008-0016: UTF-8 URL stack buffer overflow

For more details:
http://www.mozilla.org/security/known-vulnerabilities/firefox20.html

Solution

Update the affected MozillaFirefox packages.

See Also

http://www.mozilla.org/security/known-vulnerabilities/firefox20.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 34318

File Name: suse_MozillaFirefox-5640.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/1/2008

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:MozillaFirefox, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:MozillaFirefox-translations, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.3

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/26/2008

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-0016, CVE-2008-3835, CVE-2008-3836, CVE-2008-3837, CVE-2008-4058, CVE-2008-4059, CVE-2008-4060, CVE-2008-4061, CVE-2008-4062, CVE-2008-4063, CVE-2008-4064, CVE-2008-4065, CVE-2008-4066, CVE-2008-4067, CVE-2008-4068, CVE-2008-4069

CWE: 22, 79, 119, 189, 200, 264, 399