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

critical Nessus Plugin ID 99649
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

The calculated severity for Plugins has been updated to use CVSS v3 by default. Plugins that do not have a CVSS v3 score will fall back to CVSS v2 for calculating severity. Severity display preferences can be toggled in the settings dropdown.

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

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)

Solution

Update the affected Mozilla Firefox packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1035082

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 99649

File Name: openSUSE-2017-509.nasl

Version: 3.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/25/2017

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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

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

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/24/2017

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