openSUSE Security Update : the MozillaFirefox / mozilla-nss and mozilla-nspr (openSUSE-2016-128)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 88549
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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update to MozillaFirefox fixes several security issues and bugs.

Mozilla Firefox was updated to 44.0. Mozilla NSS was updated to 3.21 Mozilla NSPR was updated to 4.11.

The following vulnerabilities were fixed :

- CVE-2016-1930/CVE-2016-1931: Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (boo#963633)

- CVE-2016-1933: Out of Memory crash when parsing GIF format images (boo#963634)

- CVE-2016-1935: Buffer overflow in WebGL after out of memory allocation (boo#963635)

- CVE-2015-7208/CVE-2016-1939: Firefox allows for control characters to be set in cookie names (boo#963637)

- CVE-2016-1937: Missing delay following user click events in protocol handler dialog (boo#963641)

- CVE-2016-1938: Errors in mp_div and mp_exptmod cryptographic functions in NSS (boo#963731)

- CVE-2016-1942/CVE-2016-1943: Addressbar spoofing attacks (boo#963643)

- CVE-2016-1944/CVE-2016-1945/CVE-2016-1946: Unsafe memory manipulation found through code inspection (boo#963644)

- CVE-2016-1947: Application Reputation service disabled in Firefox 43 (boo#963645)

The following change from Mozilla Firefox 43.0.4 is included :

- Re-enable SHA-1 certificates to prevent outdated man-in-the-middle security devices from interfering with properly secured SSL/TLS connections

Solution

Update the affected the MozillaFirefox / mozilla-nss and mozilla-nspr packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=963633

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=963634

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=963635

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=963637

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=963641

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=963643

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=963644

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=963645

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=963731

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 88549

File Name: openSUSE-2016-128.nasl

Version: 2.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/3/2016

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

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, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libfreebl3, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libfreebl3-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libfreebl3-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libfreebl3-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libsoftokn3, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libsoftokn3-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libsoftokn3-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libsoftokn3-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mozilla-nspr, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mozilla-nspr-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mozilla-nspr-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mozilla-nspr-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mozilla-nspr-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mozilla-nspr-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mozilla-nss, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mozilla-nss-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mozilla-nss-certs, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mozilla-nss-certs-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mozilla-nss-certs-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mozilla-nss-certs-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mozilla-nss-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mozilla-nss-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mozilla-nss-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mozilla-nss-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mozilla-nss-sysinit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mozilla-nss-sysinit-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mozilla-nss-sysinit-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mozilla-nss-sysinit-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mozilla-nss-tools, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mozilla-nss-tools-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2/1/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-7208, CVE-2016-1930, CVE-2016-1931, CVE-2016-1933, CVE-2016-1935, CVE-2016-1937, CVE-2016-1938, CVE-2016-1939, CVE-2016-1942, CVE-2016-1943, CVE-2016-1944, CVE-2016-1945, CVE-2016-1946, CVE-2016-1947