openSUSE Security Update : MozillaFirefox (openSUSE-2015-547)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 85436


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


- update to Firefox 40.0 (bnc#940806)

- Added protection against unwanted software downloads

- Suggested Tiles show sites of interest, based on categories from your recent browsing history

- Hello allows adding a link to conversations to provide context on what the conversation will be about

- New style for add-on manager based on the in-content preferences style

- Improved scrolling, graphics, and video playback performance with off main thread compositing (GNU/Linux only)

- Graphic blocklist mechanism improved: Firefox version ranges can be specified, limiting the number of devices blocked security fixes :

- MFSA 2015-79/CVE-2015-4473/CVE-2015-4474 Miscellaneous memory safety hazards

- MFSA 2015-80/CVE-2015-4475 (bmo#1175396) Out-of-bounds read with malformed MP3 file

- MFSA 2015-81/CVE-2015-4477 (bmo#1179484) Use-after-free in MediaStream playback

- MFSA 2015-82/CVE-2015-4478 (bmo#1105914) Redefinition of non-configurable JavaScript object properties

- MFSA 2015-83/CVE-2015-4479/CVE-2015-4480/CVE-2015-4493 Overflow issues in libstagefright

- MFSA 2015-84/CVE-2015-4481 (bmo1171518) Arbitrary file overwriting through Mozilla Maintenance Service with hard links (only affected Windows)

- MFSA 2015-85/CVE-2015-4482 (bmo#1184500) Out-of-bounds write with Updater and malicious MAR file (does not affect openSUSE RPM packages which do not ship the updater)

- MFSA 2015-86/CVE-2015-4483 (bmo#1148732) Feed protocol with POST bypasses mixed content protections

- MFSA 2015-87/CVE-2015-4484 (bmo#1171540) Crash when using shared memory in JavaScript

- MFSA 2015-88/CVE-2015-4491 (bmo#1184009) Heap overflow in gdk-pixbuf when scaling bitmap images

- MFSA 2015-89/CVE-2015-4485/CVE-2015-4486 (bmo#1177948, bmo#1178148) Buffer overflows on Libvpx when decoding WebM video

- MFSA 2015-90/CVE-2015-4487/CVE-2015-4488/CVE-2015-4489 Vulnerabilities found through code inspection

- MFSA 2015-91/CVE-2015-4490 (bmo#1086999) Mozilla Content Security Policy allows for asterisk wildcards in violation of CSP specification

- MFSA 2015-92/CVE-2015-4492 (bmo#1185820) Use-after-free in XMLHttpRequest with shared workers

- added mozilla-no-stdcxx-check.patch

- removed obsolete patches

- mozilla-add-glibcxx_use_cxx11_abi.patch

- firefox-multilocale-chrome.patch

- rebased patches

- requires version 40 of the branding package

- removed browser/searchplugins/ location as it's not valid anymore

- includes security update to Firefox 39.0.3 (bnc#940918)

- MFSA 2015-78/CVE-2015-4495 (bmo#1179262, bmo#1178058) Same origin violation and local file stealing via PDF reader


Update the affected MozillaFirefox packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 85436

File Name: openSUSE-2015-547.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/08/17

Modified: 2015/11/30

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-openSUSE, 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:13.1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/08/13

Exploitable With


Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-4473, CVE-2015-4474, CVE-2015-4475, CVE-2015-4477, CVE-2015-4478, CVE-2015-4479, CVE-2015-4480, CVE-2015-4481, CVE-2015-4482, CVE-2015-4483, CVE-2015-4484, CVE-2015-4485, CVE-2015-4486, CVE-2015-4487, CVE-2015-4488, CVE-2015-4489, CVE-2015-4490, CVE-2015-4491, CVE-2015-4492, CVE-2015-4493, CVE-2015-4495