SUSE SLES11 Security Update : MozillaFirefox (SUSE-SU-2016:1374-1)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 91298


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


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

- 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.


To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 5 :

zypper in -t patch sleclo50sp3-MozillaFirefox-12569=1

SUSE Manager Proxy 2.1 :

zypper in -t patch slemap21-MozillaFirefox-12569=1

SUSE Manager 2.1 :

zypper in -t patch sleman21-MozillaFirefox-12569=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp4-MozillaFirefox-12569=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch slessp4-MozillaFirefox-12569=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-MozillaFirefox-12569=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-MozillaFirefox-12569=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp3-MozillaFirefox-12569=1

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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 91298

File Name: suse_SU-2016-1374-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/05/23

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: 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: 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-translations, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libfreebl3, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libsoftokn3, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mozilla-nspr, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mozilla-nss, 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: 2016/05/20

Reference Information

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

OSVDB: 135562, 137609, 137612, 137613, 137614, 137615, 137616, 137639, 137642