SuSE 11 Security Update : XULRunner (SAT Patch Number 1716)

high Nessus Plugin ID 43388
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Synopsis

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

Description

The Mozilla XULRunner engine was updated to version 1.9.0.16, fixing lots of bugs and various security issues.

The following issues were fixed :

- Crashes with evidence of memory corruption (1.9.0.16).
(MFSA 2009-65 / CVE-2009-3979 / CVE-2009-3981)

- (bmo#487872) NTLM reflection vulnerability. (MFSA 2009-68 / CVE-2009-3983)

- (bmo#521461,bmo#514232) Location bar spoofing vulnerabilities. (MFSA 2009-69 / CVE-2009-3984 / CVE-2009-3985)

- (bmo#522430) Privilege escalation via chrome window.opener. (MFSA 2009-70 / CVE-2009-3986)

Solution

Apply SAT patch number 1716.

See Also

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-65.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-68.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-69.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-70.html

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=559807

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-3979.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-3981.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-3983.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-3984.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-3985.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-3986.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 43388

File Name: suse_11_mozilla-xulrunner190-091217.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/22/2009

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

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: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: 12/17/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3979, CVE-2009-3981, CVE-2009-3983, CVE-2009-3984, CVE-2009-3985, CVE-2009-3986

CWE: 94