SuSE 11.1 Security Update : Mozilla Firefox (SAT Patch Number 5807)

High Nessus Plugin ID 57970


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


Mozilla Firefox was updated to 10.0.1 to fix critical bugs and security issue.

The following security issue has been fixed :

- Mozilla developers Andrew McCreight and Olli Pettay found that ReadPrototypeBindings will leave a XBL binding in a hash table even when the function fails. If this occurs, when the cycle collector reads this hash table and attempts to do a virtual method on this binding a crash will occur. This crash may be potentially exploitable. (CVE-2012-0452)

Firefox 9 and earlier are not affected by this vulnerability.


Apply SAT patch number 5807.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 57970

File Name: suse_11_MozillaFirefox-120213.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/02/16

Modified: 2013/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

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:mhtml-firefox, 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: 2012/02/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0452