SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : MozillaFirefox (SUSE-SU-2017:0427-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 97082


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


MozillaFirefox 45 ESR was updated to 45.7 to fix the following issues (bsc#1021991) :

- MFSA 2017-02/CVE-2017-5378: Pointer and frame data leakage of JavaScript objects (bsc#1021818)

- MFSA 2017-02/CVE-2017-5396: Use-after-free with Media Decoder (bsc#1021821)

- MFSA 2017-02/CVE-2017-5386: WebExtensions can use data:
protocol to affect other extensions (bsc#1021823)

- MFSA 2017-02/CVE-2017-5380: Potential use-after-free during DOM manipulations (bsc#1021819)

- MFSA 2017-02/CVE-2017-5390: Insecure communication methods in Developer Tools JSON viewer (bsc#1021820)

- MFSA 2017-02/CVE-2017-5373: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 51 and Firefox ESR 45.7 (bsc#1021824)

- MFSA 2017-02/CVE-2017-5375: Excessive JIT code allocation allows bypass of ASLR and DEP (bsc#1021814)

- MFSA 2017-02/CVE-2017-5376: Use-after-free in XSL (bsc#1021817)

- MFSA 2017-02/CVE-2017-5383: Location bar spoofing with unicode characters (bsc#1021822) Please see 17-02/ for more information.

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-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP2-2017-217=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2017-217=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-2017-217=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-RPI-12-SP2-2017-217=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2017-217=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2017-217=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2017-217=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP2-2017-217=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2017-217=1

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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 97082

File Name: suse_SU-2017-0427-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/02/09

Modified: 2017/03/15

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-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: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/02/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5373, CVE-2017-5375, CVE-2017-5376, CVE-2017-5378, CVE-2017-5380, CVE-2017-5383, CVE-2017-5386, CVE-2017-5390, CVE-2017-5396

OSVDB: 150831, 150832, 150834, 150836, 150837, 150858, 150859, 150860, 150861, 150862, 150863, 150864, 150865, 150866, 150875, 150878, 150881