openSUSE Security Update : Mozilla Firefox (openSUSE-2017-509)

High Nessus Plugin ID 99649


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Mozilla Firefox was updated to Firefox 52.1.0esr.

The following vulnerabilities were fixed (bsc#1035082) :

- CVE-2017-5443: Out-of-bounds write during BinHex decoding

- CVE-2017-5429: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 53, Firefox ESR 45.9, and Firefox ESR 52.1

- CVE-2017-5464: Memory corruption with accessibility and DOM manipulation

- CVE-2017-5465: Out-of-bounds read in ConvolvePixel

- CVE-2017-5466: Origin confusion when reloading isolated data:text/html URL

- CVE-2017-5467: Memory corruption when drawing Skia content

- CVE-2017-5460: Use-after-free in frame selection

- CVE-2017-5461: Out-of-bounds write in Base64 encoding in NSS

- CVE-2017-5448: Out-of-bounds write in ClearKeyDecryptor

- CVE-2017-5449: Crash during bidirectional unicode manipulation with animation

- CVE-2017-5446: Out-of-bounds read when HTTP/2 DATA frames are sent with incorrect data

- CVE-2017-5447: Out-of-bounds read during glyph processing

- CVE-2017-5444: Buffer overflow while parsing application/http-index-format content

The package is now following the ESR 52 branch :

- Enable plugin support by default

- service workers are disabled by default

- push notifications are disabled by default

- WebAssembly (wasm) is disabled

- Less use of multiprocess architecture Electrolysis (e10s)


Update the affected Mozilla Firefox packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 99649

File Name: openSUSE-2017-509.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/04/25

Modified: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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


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:opensuse:MozillaFirefox, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:MozillaFirefox-branding-upstream, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:MozillaFirefox-buildsymbols, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:MozillaFirefox-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:MozillaFirefox-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:MozillaFirefox-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:MozillaFirefox-translations-common, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:MozillaFirefox-translations-other, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2017/04/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5429, CVE-2017-5443, CVE-2017-5444, CVE-2017-5446, CVE-2017-5447, CVE-2017-5448, CVE-2017-5449, CVE-2017-5460, CVE-2017-5461, CVE-2017-5464, CVE-2017-5465, CVE-2017-5466, CVE-2017-5467