SUSE SLES11 Security Update : MozillaFirefox (SUSE-SU-2016:3223-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 96083


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


MozillaFirefox 45 ESR was updated to 45.6 to fix the following issues :

- MFSA 2016-95/CVE-2016-9897: Memory corruption in libGLES

- MFSA 2016-95/CVE-2016-9901: Data from Pocket server improperly sanitized before execution

- MFSA 2016-95/CVE-2016-9898: Use-after-free in Editor while manipulating DOM subtrees

- MFSA 2016-95/CVE-2016-9899: Use-after-free while manipulating DOM events and audio elements

- MFSA 2016-95/CVE-2016-9904: Cross-origin information leak in shared atoms

- MFSA 2016-95/CVE-2016-9905: Crash in EnumerateSubDocuments

- MFSA 2016-95/CVE-2016-9895: CSP bypass using marquee tag

- MFSA 2016-95/CVE-2016-9900: Restricted external resources can be loaded by SVG images through data URLs

- MFSA 2016-95/CVE-2016-9893: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 50.1 and Firefox ESR 45.6

- MFSA 2016-95/CVE-2016-9902: Pocket extension does not validate the origin of events Please see 16-95/ for more information.

- Fix fontconfig issue (bsc#1000751) on 32bit systems as well.

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-12907=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP2:zypper in -t patch dbgsp2-MozillaFirefox-12907=1

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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 96083

File Name: suse_SU-2016-3223-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/12/22

Modified: 2017/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND

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: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/12/21

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-9893, CVE-2016-9895, CVE-2016-9897, CVE-2016-9898, CVE-2016-9899, CVE-2016-9900, CVE-2016-9901, CVE-2016-9902, CVE-2016-9904, CVE-2016-9905

OSVDB: 148666, 148667, 148668, 148693, 148695, 148696, 148697, 148698, 148699, 148700, 148701, 148704, 148705, 148706, 148707, 148708, 148709, 148710, 148711