SUSE-SU-2020:2563-1: moderate: Security update for MozillaFirefox

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Mon Sep 7 13:14:40 MDT 2020

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for MozillaFirefox

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2020:2563-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1173991 #1174284 #1175686 
Cross-References:   CVE-2020-15663 CVE-2020-15664 CVE-2020-15670
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15-SP1

   An update that fixes three vulnerabilities is now available.


   This update for MozillaFirefox fixes the following issues:

   - Firefox Extended Support Release 78.2.0 ESR
     * Fixed: Various stability, functionality, and security fixes
   - Mozilla Firefox ESR 78.2 MFSA 2020-38 (bsc#1175686)
     * CVE-2020-15663 (bmo#1643199) Downgrade attack on the Mozilla
       Maintenance Service could have resulted in escalation of privilege
     * CVE-2020-15664 (bmo#1658214) Attacker-induced prompt for extension
     * CVE-2020-15670 (bmo#1651001, bmo#1651449, bmo#1653626, bmo#1656957)
       Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 80 and Firefox ESR 78.2

   - Fixed Firefox tab crash in FIPS mode (bsc#1174284).

   - Fix broken translation-loading (bsc#1173991)
     * allow addon sideloading
     * mark signatures for langpacks non-mandatory
     * do not autodisable user profile scopes
   - Google API key is not usable for geolocation service any more

Patch Instructions:

   To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods
   like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".

   Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15-SP1:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Desktop-Applications-15-SP1-2020-2563=1

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15-SP1 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15-SP1 (aarch64 ppc64le x86_64):



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