SUSE SLES11 Security Update : MozillaFirefox (SUSE-SU-2015:1504-1)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 85868


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


Mozilla Firefox was updated to 38.2.1 ESR, fixing two severe security bugs. (bsc#943608)

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

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

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 Server 11-SP2-LTSS :

zypper in -t patch slessp2-firefox-20150831-12071=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP1-LTSS :

zypper in -t patch slessp1-firefox-20150831-12071=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP2 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp2-firefox-20150831-12071=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp1-firefox-20150831-12071=1

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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 85868

File Name: suse_SU-2015-1504-1.nasl

Version: 2.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/09/09

Updated: 2019/09/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

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, 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: 2015/09/04

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/08/29

Reference Information

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