openSUSE Security Update : MozillaFirefox (openSUSE-SU-2011:0957-2)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 75945


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Mozilla Firefox was updated to version 6.

It brings new features, fixes bugs and security issues. Following security issues were fixed: Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory 2011-29 (MFSA 2011-29)

dbg114-MozillaFirefox-5020 MozillaFirefox-5020 new_updateinfo Miscellaneous memory safety hazards: Mozilla identified and fixed several memory safety bugs in the browser engine used in Firefox 4, Firefox 5 and other Mozilla-based products. Some of these bugs showed evidence of memory corruption under certain circumstances, and we presume that with enough effort at least some of these could be exploited to run arbitrary code.

Aral Yaman reported a WebGL crash which affected Firefox 4 and Firefox 5. (CVE-2011-2989)

Vivekanand Bolajwar reported a JavaScript crash which affected Firefox 4 and Firefox 5. (CVE-2011-2991)

Bert Hubert and Theo Snelleman of Fox-IT reported a crash in the Ogg reader which affected Firefox 4 and Firefox 5. (CVE-2011-2992)

Mozilla developers and community members Robert Kaiser, Jesse Ruderman, moz_bug_r_a4, Mardeg, Gary Kwong, Christoph Diehl, Martijn Wargers, Travis Emmitt, Bob Clary and Jonathan Watt reported memory safety issues which affected Firefox 4 and Firefox 5. (CVE-2011-2985)

dbg114-MozillaFirefox-5020 MozillaFirefox-5020 new_updateinfo Unsigned scripts can call script inside signed JAR Rafael Gieschke reported that unsigned JavaScript could call into script inside a signed JAR thereby inheriting the identity of the site that signed the JAR as well as any permissions that a user had granted the signed JAR.

dbg114-MozillaFirefox-5020 MozillaFirefox-5020 new_updateinfo String crash using WebGL shaders Michael Jordon of Context IS reported that an overly long shader program could cause a buffer overrun and crash in a string class used to store the shader source code.

dbg114-MozillaFirefox-5020 MozillaFirefox-5020 new_updateinfo Heap overflow in ANGLE library Michael Jordon of Context IS reported a potentially exploitable heap overflow in the ANGLE library used by Mozilla's WebGL implementation. (CVE-2011-2987)

dbg114-MozillaFirefox-5020 MozillaFirefox-5020 new_updateinfo Crash in SVGTextElement.getCharNumAtPosition() Security researcher regenrecht reported via TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative that a SVG text manipulation routine contained a dangling pointer vulnerability.

dbg114-MozillaFirefox-5020 MozillaFirefox-5020 new_updateinfo Credential leakage using Content Security Policy reports Mike Cardwell reported that Content Security Policy violation reports failed to strip out proxy authorization credentials from the list of request headers. Daniel Veditz reported that redirecting to a website with Content Security Policy resulted in the incorrect resolution of hosts in the constructed policy. (CVE-2011-2990) dbg114-MozillaFirefox-5020 MozillaFirefox-5020 new_updateinfo Cross-origin data theft using canvas and Windows D2D nasalislarvatus3000 reported that when using Windows D2D hardware acceleration, image data from one domain could be inserted into a canvas and read by a different domain. (CVE-2011-2986)


Update the affected MozillaFirefox packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 75945

File Name: suse_11_4_MozillaFirefox-110819.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS2#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-branding-upstream, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:MozillaFirefox-buildsymbols, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:MozillaFirefox-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:MozillaFirefox-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:MozillaFirefox-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:MozillaFirefox-translations-common, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:MozillaFirefox-translations-other, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.4

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

Patch Publication Date: 2011/08/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0084, CVE-2011-2985, CVE-2011-2986, CVE-2011-2987, CVE-2011-2988, CVE-2011-2989, CVE-2011-2990, CVE-2011-2991, CVE-2011-2992, CVE-2011-2993

OSVDB: 74581, 74588, 74589, 74590, 74591, 74592, 74593, 74594, 74595, 74596