SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : MozillaFirefox, mozilla-nspr, mozilla-nss (SUSE-SU-2015:1268-2)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 84898


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


MozillaFirefox, mozilla-nspr, and mozilla-nss were updated to fix 17 security issues.

For more details please check the changelogs.

These security issues were fixed :

- CVE-2015-2724/CVE-2015-2725/CVE-2015-2726: Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (bsc#935979).

- CVE-2015-2728: Type confusion in Indexed Database Manager (bsc#935979).

- CVE-2015-2730: ECDSA signature validation fails to handle some signatures correctly (bsc#935979).

- CVE-2015-2722/CVE-2015-2733: Use-after-free in workers while using XMLHttpRequest (bsc#935979).

- CVE-2015-2734/CVE-2015-2735/CVE-2015-2736/CVE-2015-2737/ CVE-2015-2738/CVE-2 015-2739/CVE-2015-2740:
Vulnerabilities found through code inspection (bsc#935979).

- CVE-2015-2743: Privilege escalation in PDF.js (bsc#935979).

- CVE-2015-4000: NSS accepts export-length DHE keys with regular DHE cipher suites (bsc#935033).

- CVE-2015-2721: NSS incorrectly permits skipping of ServerKeyExchange (bsc#935979).

This non-security issue was fixed :

- bsc#908275: Firefox did not print in landscape orientation.

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-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp4-MozillaFirefox-201507-12001=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp3-MozillaFirefox-201507-12001=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-MozillaFirefox-201507-12001=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch slessp4-MozillaFirefox-201507-12001=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-MozillaFirefox-201507-12001=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp4-MozillaFirefox-201507-12001=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp3-MozillaFirefox-201507-12001=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-MozillaFirefox-201507-12001=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp3-MozillaFirefox-201507-12001=1

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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 84898

File Name: suse_SU-2015-1268-2.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/07/21

Modified: 2016/05/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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-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: 2015/07/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-2721, CVE-2015-2722, CVE-2015-2724, CVE-2015-2725, CVE-2015-2726, CVE-2015-2728, CVE-2015-2730, CVE-2015-2733, CVE-2015-2734, CVE-2015-2735, CVE-2015-2736, CVE-2015-2737, CVE-2015-2738, CVE-2015-2739, CVE-2015-2740, CVE-2015-2743, CVE-2015-4000

BID: 74733, 75541

OSVDB: 122331, 124070, 124071, 124072, 124073, 124074, 124075, 124076, 124077, 124078, 124079, 124080, 124081, 124082, 124083, 124084, 124085, 124086, 124087, 124089, 124092, 124093, 124094, 124095, 124096, 124097, 124098, 124099, 124100, 124101, 124104, 124105