SUSE SLES11 Security Update : MozillaFirefox, MozillaFirefox-branding-SLE / mozilla-nss (SUSE-SU-2016:1799-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 93182


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


MozillaFirefox, MozillaFirefox-branding-SLE and mozilla-nss were updated to fix nine security issues. Mozilla Firefox was updated to version 45.2.0 ESR. mozilla-nss was updated to version 3.21.1. These security issues were fixed :

- CVE-2016-2834: Memory safety bugs in NSS (MFSA 2016-61) (bsc#983639).

- CVE-2016-2824: Out-of-bounds write with WebGL shader (MFSA 2016-53) (bsc#983651).

- CVE-2016-2822: Addressbar spoofing though the SELECT element (MFSA 2016-52) (bsc#983652).

- CVE-2016-2821: Use-after-free deleting tables from a contenteditable document (MFSA 2016-51) (bsc#983653).

- CVE-2016-2819: Buffer overflow parsing HTML5 fragments (MFSA 2016-50) (bsc#983655).

- CVE-2016-2828: Use-after-free when textures are used in WebGL operations after recycle pool destruction (MFSA 2016-56) (bsc#983646).

- CVE-2016-2831: Entering fullscreen and persistent pointerlock without user permission (MFSA 2016-58) (bsc#983643).

- CVE-2016-2815, CVE-2016-2818: Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (MFSA 2016-49) (bsc#983638)

The update package also includes non-security fixes. See advisory for details.

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-12649=1

SUSE Manager Proxy 2.1:zypper in -t patch slemap21-MozillaFirefox-12649=1

SUSE Manager 2.1:zypper in -t patch sleman21-MozillaFirefox-12649=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch sdksp4-MozillaFirefox-12649=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-MozillaFirefox-12649=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS:zypper in -t patch slessp3-MozillaFirefox-12649=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3:zypper in -t patch sleposp3-MozillaFirefox-12649=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-MozillaFirefox-12649=1

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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 93182

File Name: suse_SU-2016-1799-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/08/29

Modified: 2017/12/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:ND/RC:UR


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:X/RC:R

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:firefox-fontconfig, 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: 2016/07/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-2815, CVE-2016-2818, CVE-2016-2819, CVE-2016-2821, CVE-2016-2822, CVE-2016-2824, CVE-2016-2828, CVE-2016-2831, CVE-2016-2834

OSVDB: 139436, 139437, 139438, 139439, 139440, 139441, 139442, 139443, 139444, 139445, 139446, 139447, 139448, 139449, 139450, 139451, 139452, 139453, 139454, 139455, 139456, 139457, 139458, 139461, 139463, 139466, 139467, 139468, 139469