openSUSE Security Update : Mozilla Firefox (openSUSE-2016-259)

high Nessus Plugin ID 88946
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for MozillaFirefox fixes the following issues :

- update to Firefox 44.0.2

- MFSA 2016-13/CVE-2016-1949 (bmo#1245724, boo#966438) Same-origin-policy violation using Service Workers with plugins

- Fix issue which could lead to the removal of stored passwords under certain circumstances (bmo#1242176)

- Allows spaces in cookie names (bmo#1244505)

- Disable opus/vorbis audio with H.264 (bmo#1245696)

- Fix for graphics startup crash (GNU/Linux) (bmo#1222171)

- Fix a crash in cache networking (bmo#1244076)

- Fix using WebSockets in service worker controlled pages (bmo#1243942)

Solution

Update the affected Mozilla Firefox packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1222171

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1242176

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1243942

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1244076

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1244505

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1245696

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1245724

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=966438

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 88946

File Name: openSUSE-2016-259.nasl

Version: 2.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/25/2016

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/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, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2/24/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1949