SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : MozillaFirefox (SUSE-SU-2016:2434-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 93861


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


Mozilla Firefox was updated to version 45.4.0 ESR to fix the following issues: Security issues fixed: (bsc#999701 MFSA 2016-86) :

- CVE-2016-5270: Heap-buffer-overflow in nsCaseTransformTextRunFactory::TransformString

- CVE-2016-5272: Bad cast in nsImageGeometryMixin

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

- CVE-2016-5274: use-after-free in nsFrameManager::CaptureFrameState

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

- CVE-2016-5278: Heap-buffer-overflow in nsBMPEncoder::AddImageFrame

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

- CVE-2016-5281: use-after-free in DOMSVGLength

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

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

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

- CVE-2016-5257: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 49 and Firefox ESR 45.4 Bug fixed :

- Fix for aarch64 Firefox startup crash (bsc#991344)

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 Software Development Kit 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2016-1421=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-2016-1421=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-1421=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2016-1421=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-1421=1

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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 93861

File Name: suse_SU-2016-2434-1.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-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:MozillaFirefox-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:MozillaFirefox-translations, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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