SUSE SLES11 Security Update : MozillaFirefox (SUSE-SU-2016:1342-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 91250

Synopsis

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

Description

This update to MozillaFirefox 38.8.0 ESR fixes the following security issues (bsc#977333) :

- CVE-2016-2805: Miscellaneous memory safety hazards - MFSA 2016-39 (bsc#977374)

- CVE-2016-2807: Miscellaneous memory safety hazards - MFSA 2016-39 (bsc#977376)

- CVE-2016-2808: Write to invalid HashMap entry through JavaScript.watch()

- MFSA 2016-47 (bsc#977386)

- CVE-2016-2814: Buffer overflow in libstagefright with CENC offsets - MFSA 2016-44 (bsc#977381)

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.

Solution

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-MozillaFirefox-12564=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP2 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp2-MozillaFirefox-12564=1

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

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=977333

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=977374

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=977376

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=977381

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=977386

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-2805/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-2807/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-2808/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-2814/

http://www.nessus.org/u?37fe6163

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 91250

File Name: suse_SU-2016-1342-1.nasl

Version: 2.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/19/2016

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/18/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/30/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-2805, CVE-2016-2807, CVE-2016-2808, CVE-2016-2814