SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : MozillaFirefox (SUSE-SU-2014:1458-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 83846


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


This version update of Mozilla Firefox to 31.2.0ESR brings improvements, stability fixes and also security fixes for the following CVEs :

CVE-2014-1574, CVE-2014-1575, CVE-2014-1576 ,CVE-2014-1577, CVE-2014-1578, CVE-2014-1581, CVE-2014-1583, CVE-2014-1585, CVE-2014-1586

It also disables SSLv3 by default to mitigate the protocol downgrade attack known as POODLE.

This update fixes some regressions introduced by the previously released update.

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.


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

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp3-firefox31-201411-9972

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 for VMware :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-firefox31-201411-9972

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-firefox31-201411-9972

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS :

zypper in -t patch slessp1-firefox31-201411-9971

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp3-firefox31-201411-9972

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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 83846

File Name: suse_SU-2014-1458-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/05/27

Modified: 2016/05/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/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:libsoftokn3, 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 Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/11/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-1574, CVE-2014-1575, CVE-2014-1576, CVE-2014-1577, CVE-2014-1578, CVE-2014-1581, CVE-2014-1583, CVE-2014-1585, CVE-2014-1586

BID: 70424, 70425, 70426, 70427, 70428, 70430, 70436, 70439, 70440

OSVDB: 113141, 113142, 113143, 113144, 113145, 113146, 113147, 113148, 113149, 113150, 113151, 113152, 113159, 113160, 113161, 113162, 113163, 113165, 113166, 113209