SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : MozillaFirefox (SUSE-SU-2017:0714-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 97825


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


This update for MozillaFirefox to ESR 45.8 fixes the following issues:
Security issues fixed (bsc#1028391) :

- CVE-2017-5402: Use-after-free working with events in FontFace objects

- CVE-2017-5410: Memory corruption during JavaScript garbage collection incremental sweeping

- CVE-2017-5400: asm.js JIT-spray bypass of ASLR and DEP

- CVE-2017-5401: Memory Corruption when handling ErrorResult

- CVE-2017-5407: Pixel and history stealing via floating-point timing side channel with SVG filters

- CVE-2017-5404: Use-after-free working with ranges in selections

- CVE-2017-5405: FTP response codes can cause use of uninitialized values for ports

- CVE-2017-5408: Cross-origin reading of video captions in violation of CORS

- CVE-2017-5409: File deletion via callback parameter in Mozilla Windows Updater and Maintenance Service

- CVE-2017-5398: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 52 and Firefox ESR 45.8

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-SP2-2017-392=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2017-392=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-2017-392=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-RPI-12-SP2-2017-392=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2017-392=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2017-392=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2017-392=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP2-2017-392=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2017-392=1

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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 97825

File Name: suse_SU-2017-0714-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/03/20

Modified: 2017/08/16

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: 2017/03/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5398, CVE-2017-5400, CVE-2017-5401, CVE-2017-5402, CVE-2017-5404, CVE-2017-5405, CVE-2017-5407, CVE-2017-5408, CVE-2017-5409, CVE-2017-5410

OSVDB: 153143, 153173, 153174, 153175, 153176, 153177, 153178, 153179, 153180, 153181, 153182, 153183, 153190, 153191, 153192, 153193, 153195, 153196, 153198, 153214