openSUSE Security Update : MozillaFirefox (openSUSE-2015-565)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 85834


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


MozillaFirefox was updated to version 40.0.3 to fix two security issues and several bugs.

Changes in MozillaFirefox :

- update to Firefox 40.0.3 (bnc#943550)

- Disable the asynchronous plugin initialization (bmo#1198590)

- Fix a segmentation fault in the GStreamer support (bmo#1145230)

- Fix a regression with some Japanese fonts used in the <input> field (bmo#1194055)

- On some sites, the selection in a select combox box using the mouse could be broken (bmo#1194733) security fixes

- MFSA 2015-94/CVE-2015-4497 (bmo#1164766, bmo#1175278, bsc#943557) Use-after-free when resizing canvas element during restyling

- MFSA 2015-95/CVE-2015-4498 (bmo#1042699, bsc#943558) Add-on notification bypass through data URLs


Update the affected MozillaFirefox packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 85834

File Name: openSUSE-2015-565.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/09/08

Modified: 2015/09/26

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:13.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/08/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-4497, CVE-2015-4498