SuSE 11.2 / 11.3 Security Update : Mozilla Firefox (SAT Patch Numbers 8187 / 8191)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 69343
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

The calculated severity for Plugins has been updated to use CVSS v3 by default. Plugins that do not have a CVSS v3 score will fall back to CVSS v2 for calculating severity. Severity display preferences can be toggled in the settings dropdown.


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


This update to Firefox 17.0.8esr (bnc#833389) addresses :

- (bmo#855331, bmo#844088, bmo#858060, bmo#870200, bmo#874974, bmo#861530, bmo#854157, bmo#893684, bmo#878703, bmo#862185, bmo#879139, bmo#888107, bmo#880734). (MFSA 2013-63 / CVE-2013-1701 / CVE-2013-1702)

Miscellaneous memory safety hazards have been fixed (rv:23.0 / rv:17.0.8) :

- (bmo#888314, bmo#888361) Buffer overflow in Mozilla Maintenance Service and Mozilla Updater. (MFSA 2013-66 / CVE-2013-1706 / CVE-2013-1707)

- (bmo#848253) Document URI misrepresentation and masquerading. (MFSA 2013-68 / CVE-2013-1709)

- (bmo#871368) CRMF requests allow for code execution and XSS attacks. (MFSA 2013-69 / CVE-2013-1710)

- (bmo#859072) Further Privilege escalation through Mozilla Updater. (MFSA 2013-71 / CVE-2013-1712)

- (bmo#887098) Wrong principal used for validating URI for some JavaScript components. (MFSA 2013-72 / CVE-2013-1713)

- (bmo#879787) Same-origin bypass with web workers and XMLHttpRequest. (MFSA 2013-73 / CVE-2013-1714)

- (bmo#406541) Local Java applets may read contents of local file system. (MFSA 2013-75 / CVE-2013-1717)


Apply SAT patch number 8187 / 8191 as appropriate.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 69343

File Name: suse_11_MozillaFirefox-130809.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/14/2013

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9


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:suse_linux:11:MozillaFirefox, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:MozillaFirefox-translations, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/9/2013

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Firefox toString console.time Privileged Javascript Injection)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1701, CVE-2013-1702, CVE-2013-1706, CVE-2013-1707, CVE-2013-1709, CVE-2013-1710, CVE-2013-1712, CVE-2013-1713, CVE-2013-1714, CVE-2013-1717