SUSE SLES11 Security Update : MozillaFirefox (SUSE-SU-2016:2431-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 93860


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


Mozilla Firefox was updated to 45.4.0 ESR to fix the following issues (bsc#999701): The following security issue were fixed :

- MFSA 2016-86/CVE-2016-5270: Heap-buffer-overflow in nsCaseTransformTextRunFactory::TransformString

- MFSA 2016-86/CVE-2016-5272: Bad cast in nsImageGeometryMixin

- MFSA 2016-86/CVE-2016-5276: Heap-use-after-free in mozilla::a11y::DocAccessible::ProcessInvalidationList

- MFSA 2016-86/CVE-2016-5274: use-after-free in nsFrameManager::CaptureFrameState

- MFSA 2016-86/CVE-2016-5277: Heap-use-after-free in nsRefreshDriver::Tick

- MFSA 2016-86/CVE-2016-5278: Heap-buffer-overflow in nsBMPEncoder::AddImageFrame

- MFSA 2016-86/CVE-2016-5280: Use-after-free in mozilla::nsTextNodeDirectionalityMap::RemoveElementFromM ap

- MFSA 2016-86/CVE-2016-5281: use-after-free in DOMSVGLength

- MFSA 2016-86/CVE-2016-5284: Add-on update site certificate pin expiration

- MFSA 2016-86/CVE-2016-5250: Resource Timing API is storing resources sent by the previous page

- MFSA 2016-86/CVE-2016-5261: Integer overflow and memory corruption in WebSocketChannel

- MFSA 2016-86/CVE-2016-5257: Various memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 49 and Firefox ESR 45.4

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-MozillaFirefox-12771=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP2:zypper in -t patch dbgsp2-MozillaFirefox-12771=1

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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 93860

File Name: suse_SU-2016-2431-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/10/05

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: 2016/10/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5250, CVE-2016-5257, CVE-2016-5261, CVE-2016-5270, CVE-2016-5272, CVE-2016-5274, CVE-2016-5276, CVE-2016-5277, CVE-2016-5278, CVE-2016-5280, CVE-2016-5281, CVE-2016-5284

OSVDB: 142472, 142473, 144426, 144614, 144615, 144616, 144617, 144618, 144619, 144620, 144621, 144623, 144624, 144625, 144627, 144628, 144630, 144634, 144635, 144636