SUSE SLES11 Security Update : MozillaFirefox (SUSE-SU-2016:2195-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 93313


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


Mozilla Firefox was updated to 45.3.0 ESR to fix the following issues (bsc#991809) :

- MFSA 2016-62/CVE-2016-2835/CVE-2016-2836 Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (rv:48.0 / rv:45.3)

- MFSA 2016-63/CVE-2016-2830 Favicon network connection can persist when page is closed

- MFSA 2016-64/CVE-2016-2838 Buffer overflow rendering SVG with bidirectional content

- MFSA 2016-65/CVE-2016-2839 Cairo rendering crash due to memory allocation issue with FFmpeg 0.10

- MFSA 2016-67/CVE-2016-5252 Stack underflow during 2D graphics rendering

- MFSA 2016-70/CVE-2016-5254 Use-after-free when using alt key and toplevel menus

- MFSA 2016-72/CVE-2016-5258 Use-after-free in DTLS during WebRTC session shutdown

- MFSA 2016-73/CVE-2016-5259 Use-after-free in service workers with nested sync events

- MFSA 2016-76/CVE-2016-5262 Scripts on marquee tag can execute in sandboxed iframes

- MFSA 2016-77/CVE-2016-2837 Buffer overflow in ClearKey Content Decryption Module (CDM) during video playback

- MFSA 2016-78/CVE-2016-5263 Type confusion in display transformation

- MFSA 2016-79/CVE-2016-5264 Use-after-free when applying SVG effects

- MFSA 2016-80/CVE-2016-5265 Same-origin policy violation using local HTML file and saved shortcut file

- CVE-2016-6354: Fix for possible buffer overrun (bsc#990856) Also a temporary workaround was added :

- Temporarily bind Firefox to the first CPU as a hotfix for an apparent race condition (bsc#989196, bsc#990628)

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-12722=1

SUSE Manager Proxy 2.1:zypper in -t patch slemap21-MozillaFirefox-12722=1

SUSE Manager 2.1:zypper in -t patch sleman21-MozillaFirefox-12722=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch sdksp4-MozillaFirefox-12722=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-MozillaFirefox-12722=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS:zypper in -t patch slessp3-MozillaFirefox-12722=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3:zypper in -t patch sleposp3-MozillaFirefox-12722=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-MozillaFirefox-12722=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3:zypper in -t patch dbgsp3-MozillaFirefox-12722=1

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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 93313

File Name: suse_SU-2016-2195-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/09/02

Modified: 2016/12/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Base Score: 9.8

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

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 Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/08/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-2830, CVE-2016-2835, CVE-2016-2836, CVE-2016-2837, CVE-2016-2838, CVE-2016-2839, CVE-2016-5252, CVE-2016-5254, CVE-2016-5258, CVE-2016-5259, CVE-2016-5262, CVE-2016-5263, CVE-2016-5264, CVE-2016-5265, CVE-2016-6354

OSVDB: 142032, 142419, 142420, 142421, 142422, 142423, 142424, 142425, 142426, 142427, 142428, 142429, 142430, 142431, 142432, 142433, 142434, 142435, 142468, 142474, 142476, 142478, 142479, 142480, 142481, 142482, 142483, 142484, 142485, 142486