SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : MozillaFirefox, mozilla-nspr (SUSE-SU-2015:1680-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 86307


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


Mozilla Firefox was updated to version 38.3.0 ESR (bsc#947003), fixing bugs and security issues.

- MFSA 2015-96/CVE-2015-4500/CVE-2015-4501 Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (rv:41.0 / rv:38.3)

- MFSA 2015-101/CVE-2015-4506 Buffer overflow in libvpx while parsing vp9 format video

- MFSA 2015-105/CVE-2015-4511 Buffer overflow while decoding WebM video

- MFSA 2015-106/CVE-2015-4509 Use-after-free while manipulating HTML media content

- MFSA 2015-110/CVE-2015-4519 Dragging and dropping images exposes final URL after redirects

- MFSA 2015-111/CVE-2015-4520 Errors in the handling of CORS preflight request headers

- MFSA 2015-112/CVE-2015-4517/CVE-2015-4521/CVE-2015-4522 CVE-2015-7174/CVE-2015-7175/CVE-2015-7176/CVE-2015-7177 CVE-2015-7180 Vulnerabilities found through code inspection

More details can be found on

The Mozilla NSPR library was updated to version 4.10.9, fixing various bugs.

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 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-2015-640=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2015-640=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2015-640=1

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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 86307

File Name: suse_SU-2015-1680-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/10/07

Modified: 2016/04/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:ND/RC:UR

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:MozillaFirefox, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:MozillaFirefox-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:MozillaFirefox-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:MozillaFirefox-translations, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mozilla-nspr, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mozilla-nspr-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mozilla-nspr-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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: 2015/09/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-4500, CVE-2015-4501, CVE-2015-4506, CVE-2015-4509, CVE-2015-4511, CVE-2015-4517, CVE-2015-4519, CVE-2015-4520, CVE-2015-4521, CVE-2015-4522, CVE-2015-7174, CVE-2015-7175, CVE-2015-7176, CVE-2015-7177, CVE-2015-7180

OSVDB: 127875, 127876, 127877, 127878, 127879, 127880, 127881, 127882, 127883, 127884, 127890, 127892, 127899, 127915, 127916, 127917, 127918, 127919, 127920, 127921, 127922, 127923, 127924