SuSE 11 Security Update : MozillaFirefox (SAT Patch Number 1001)

high Nessus Plugin ID 41356
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

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The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


The Mozilla Firefox browser was updated to version 3.0.11, fixing various bugs and security issues :

- Crashes with evidence of memory corruption (rv: (MFSA 2009-24 / CVE-2009-1392 / CVE-2009-1832 / CVE-2009-1833)

- (bmo#479413) URL spoofing with invalid unicode characters. (MFSA 2009-25 / CVE-2009-1834)

- (bmo#491801) Arbitrary domain cookie access by local file: resources. (MFSA 2009-26 / CVE-2009-1835)

- (bmo#479880) SSL tampering via non-200 responses to proxy CONNECT requests. (MFSA 2009-27 / CVE-2009-1836)

- (bmo#486269) Race condition while accessing the private data of a NPObject JS wrapper class object. (MFSA 2009-28 / CVE-2009-1837)

- (bmo#489131) Arbitrary code execution using event listeners attached to an element whose owner document is null. (MFSA 2009-29 / CVE-2009-1838)

- (bmo#479943) Incorrect principal set for file: resources loaded via location bar. (MFSA 2009-30 / CVE-2009-1839)

- (bmo#477979) XUL scripts bypass content-policy checks.
(MFSA 2009-31 / CVE-2009-1840)

- (bmo#479560) JavaScript chrome privilege escalation.
(MFSA 2009-32 / CVE-2009-1841)


Apply SAT patch number 1001.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 41356

File Name: suse_11_MozillaFirefox-090615.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/24/2009

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:MozillaFirefox, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:MozillaFirefox-translations, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:mozilla-xulrunner190, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:mozilla-xulrunner190-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:mozilla-xulrunner190-gnomevfs, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:mozilla-xulrunner190-gnomevfs-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:mozilla-xulrunner190-translations, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:mozilla-xulrunner190-translations-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 6/15/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1392, CVE-2009-1832, CVE-2009-1833, CVE-2009-1834, CVE-2009-1835, CVE-2009-1836, CVE-2009-1837, CVE-2009-1838, CVE-2009-1839, CVE-2009-1840, CVE-2009-1841

CWE: 20, 94, 200, 264, 287, 362