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

critical Nessus Plugin ID 97082

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Synopsis

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

Description

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 https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa20 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.

Solution

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'.

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1021814

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1021817

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1021818

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1021819

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1021820

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1021821

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1021822

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1021823

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1021824

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1021991

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2017-02/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-5373/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-5375/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-5376/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-5378/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-5380/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-5383/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-5386/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-5390/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-5396/

http://www.nessus.org/u?fbfaf1cf

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 97082

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

Version: 3.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/9/2017

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.4

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:O/RC:C

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: 2/8/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/11/2018

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