SUSE-SU-2020:2749-1: important: Security update for MozillaFirefox

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Fri Sep 25 07:24:16 MDT 2020

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for MozillaFirefox

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2020:2749-1
Rating:             important
References:         #1167976 #1173986 #1173991 #1174284 #1174420 
                    #1175686 #1176756 
Cross-References:   CVE-2020-15663 CVE-2020-15664 CVE-2020-15670
                    CVE-2020-15673 CVE-2020-15676 CVE-2020-15677
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15-SP2

   An update that fixes 7 vulnerabilities is now available.


   This update for MozillaFirefox fixes the following issues:

   - Firefox was updated to 78.3.0 ESR (bsc#1176756, MFSA 2020-43)
      - CVE-2020-15677: Download origin spoofing via redirect
      - CVE-2020-15676: Fixed an XSS when pasting attacker-controlled data
        into a contenteditable element
      - CVE-2020-15678: When recursing through layers while scrolling, an
        iterator may have become invalid, resulting in a potential
        use-after-free scenario
      - CVE-2020-15673: Fixed memory safety bugs
   - Enhance fix for wayland-detection (bsc#1174420)
   - Attempt to fix langpack-parallelization by introducing separate
     obj-dirs for each lang (bsc#1173986, bsc#1167976)

   - Firefox was updated to 78.2.0 ESR (bsc#1175686, MFSA 2020-38)
      - CVE-2020-15663: Downgrade attack on the Mozilla Maintenance Service
        could have resulted in escalation of privilege
      - CVE-2020-15664: Attacker-induced prompt for extension installation
      - CVE-2020-15670: Fixed  memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 80 and
        Firefox ESR 78.2

   - Fixed Firefox tab crash in FIPS mode (bsc#1174284).
   - Fixed 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-SP2:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Desktop-Applications-15-SP2-2020-2749=1

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15-SP2 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15-SP2 (aarch64 ppc64le x86_64):



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