SUSE SLES11 Security Update : MozillaFirefox, MozillaFirefox-branding-SLED, MozillaFirefox-branding-SLES-for-VMware, mozilla-nss (SUSE-SU-2016:0584-1) (SLOTH)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 89021


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


This update for MozillaFirefox, MozillaFirefox-branding-SLE, mozilla-nss fixes the following issues :

Firefox 38.6.1 ESR (bsc#967087)

The following vulnerabilities were fixed :

- CVE-2016-1523: Fixed denial of service in Graphite 2 library (MFSA 2016-14/bmo#1246093)

Firefox 38.6.0 ESR + Mozilla NSS 3.20.2. (bsc#963520)

The following vulnerabilities were fixed :

- CVE-2016-1930: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox ESR 38.6 (bsc#963632)

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

- CVE-2016-1938: Calculations with mp_div and mp_exptmod in Network Security Services (NSS) canproduce wrong results (bsc#963731)

- CVE-2015-7575: MD5 signatures accepted within TLS 1.2 ServerKeyExchange in server signature (bsc#959888)

The following improvements were added :

- bsc#954447: Mozilla NSS now supports a number of new DHE ciphersuites

- Tracking protection is now enabled by default

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-mozilla-12419=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP2 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp2-mozilla-12419=1

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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 89021

File Name: suse_SU-2016-0584-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/02/29

Modified: 2016/12/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


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


Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:MozillaFirefox, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:MozillaFirefox-branding-SLED, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:MozillaFirefox-translations, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libfreebl3, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mozilla-nss, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mozilla-nss-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mozilla-nss-tools, 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: 2016/02/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-7575, CVE-2016-1523, CVE-2016-1930, CVE-2016-1935, CVE-2016-1938

OSVDB: 132305, 133631, 133641, 133642, 133643, 133644, 133645, 133646, 133647, 133648, 133649, 133651, 133652, 133654, 133669, 134246