SUSE SLES11 Security Update : Mozilla Firefox (SUSE-SU-2014:0665-1)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 83621
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

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Synopsis

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

This Mozilla Firefox and Mozilla NSS update fixes several security and non-security issues.

Mozilla Firefox has been updated to 24.5.0esr which fixes the following issues :

- MFSA 2014-34/CVE-2014-1518 Miscellaneous memory safety hazards

- MFSA 2014-37/CVE-2014-1523 Out of bounds read while decoding JPG images

- MFSA 2014-38/CVE-2014-1524 Buffer overflow when using non-XBL object as XBL

- MFSA 2014-42/CVE-2014-1529 Privilege escalation through Web Notification API

- MFSA 2014-43/CVE-2014-1530 Cross-site scripting (XSS) using history navigations

- MFSA 2014-44/CVE-2014-1531 Use-after-free in imgLoader while resizing images

- MFSA 2014-46/CVE-2014-1532 Use-after-free in nsHostResolver

Mozilla NSS has been updated to 3.16

- required for Firefox 29

- CVE-2014-1492_ In a wildcard certificate, the wildcard character should not be embedded within the U-label of an internationalized domain name. See the last bullet point in RFC 6125, Section 7.2.

- Update of root certificates.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS :

zypper in -t patch slessp1-MozillaFirefox-201404-9187

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?23dd3d70

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-1492.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-1518.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-1523.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-1524.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-1529.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-1530.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-1531.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-1532.html

https://bugzilla.novell.com/865539

https://bugzilla.novell.com/869827

https://bugzilla.novell.com/875378

http://www.nessus.org/u?0eb54e53

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 83621

File Name: suse_SU-2014-0665-1.nasl

Version: 2.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/20/2015

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:MozillaFirefox, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:MozillaFirefox-branding-SLED, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:MozillaFirefox-translations, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libfreebl3, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mozilla-nspr, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mozilla-nss, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mozilla-nss-tools, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/15/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-1492, CVE-2014-1518, CVE-2014-1523, CVE-2014-1524, CVE-2014-1529, CVE-2014-1530, CVE-2014-1531, CVE-2014-1532

BID: 66356, 67123, 67129, 67130, 67131, 67134, 67135, 67137