Upstream information

CVE-2016-1978 at MITRE

Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in the ssl3_HandleECDHServerKeyExchange function in Mozilla Network Security Services (NSS) before 3.21, as used in Mozilla Firefox before 44.0, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact by making an SSL (1) DHE or (2) ECDHE handshake at a time of high memory consumption.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.3
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact Low
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact Low
No SUSE Bugzilla entries cross referenced.

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4
  • MozillaFirefox >= 38.7.0esr-37.3
  • MozillaFirefox-translations >= 38.7.0esr-37.3
  • libfreebl3 >= 3.20.2-28.1
  • libfreebl3-32bit >= 3.20.2-28.1
  • libsoftokn3 >= 3.20.2-28.1
  • libsoftokn3-32bit >= 3.20.2-28.1
  • mozilla-nspr >= 4.12-24.1
  • mozilla-nspr-32bit >= 4.12-24.1
  • mozilla-nss >= 3.20.2-28.1
  • mozilla-nss-32bit >= 3.20.2-28.1
  • mozilla-nss-tools >= 3.20.2-28.1
Patchnames:
sledsp4-MozillaFirefox-20160309-12458
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12
  • MozillaFirefox >= 38.7.0esr-63.3
  • MozillaFirefox-translations >= 38.7.0esr-63.3
  • libfreebl3 >= 3.20.2-40.1
  • libfreebl3-32bit >= 3.20.2-40.1
  • libsoftokn3 >= 3.20.2-40.1
  • libsoftokn3-32bit >= 3.20.2-40.1
  • mozilla-nspr >= 4.12-12.1
  • mozilla-nspr-32bit >= 4.12-12.1
  • mozilla-nss >= 3.20.2-40.1
  • mozilla-nss-32bit >= 3.20.2-40.1
  • mozilla-nss-certs >= 3.20.2-40.1
  • mozilla-nss-certs-32bit >= 3.20.2-40.1
  • mozilla-nss-sysinit >= 3.20.2-40.1
  • mozilla-nss-sysinit-32bit >= 3.20.2-40.1
  • mozilla-nss-tools >= 3.20.2-40.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2016-419
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1
  • MozillaFirefox >= 38.7.0esr-63.3
  • MozillaFirefox-translations >= 38.7.0esr-63.3
  • libfreebl3 >= 3.20.2-40.1
  • libfreebl3-32bit >= 3.20.2-40.1
  • libsoftokn3 >= 3.20.2-40.1
  • libsoftokn3-32bit >= 3.20.2-40.1
  • mozilla-nspr >= 4.12-12.1
  • mozilla-nspr-32bit >= 4.12-12.1
  • mozilla-nss >= 3.20.2-40.1
  • mozilla-nss-32bit >= 3.20.2-40.1
  • mozilla-nss-certs >= 3.20.2-40.1
  • mozilla-nss-certs-32bit >= 3.20.2-40.1
  • mozilla-nss-sysinit >= 3.20.2-40.1
  • mozilla-nss-sysinit-32bit >= 3.20.2-40.1
  • mozilla-nss-tools >= 3.20.2-40.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-419
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2
  • libfreebl3 >= 3.21.1-46.2
  • libfreebl3-32bit >= 3.21.1-46.2
  • libsoftokn3 >= 3.21.1-46.2
  • libsoftokn3-32bit >= 3.21.1-46.2
  • mozilla-nss >= 3.21.1-46.2
  • mozilla-nss-32bit >= 3.21.1-46.2
  • mozilla-nss-certs >= 3.21.1-46.2
  • mozilla-nss-certs-32bit >= 3.21.1-46.2
  • mozilla-nss-sysinit >= 3.21.1-46.2
  • mozilla-nss-sysinit-32bit >= 3.21.1-46.2
  • mozilla-nss-tools >= 3.21.1-46.2
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 GA libfreebl3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3
  • libfreebl3 >= 3.29.5-57.1
  • libfreebl3-32bit >= 3.29.5-57.1
  • libsoftokn3 >= 3.29.5-57.1
  • libsoftokn3-32bit >= 3.29.5-57.1
  • mozilla-nss >= 3.29.5-57.1
  • mozilla-nss-32bit >= 3.29.5-57.1
  • mozilla-nss-certs >= 3.29.5-57.1
  • mozilla-nss-certs-32bit >= 3.29.5-57.1
  • mozilla-nss-sysinit >= 3.29.5-57.1
  • mozilla-nss-sysinit-32bit >= 3.29.5-57.1
  • mozilla-nss-tools >= 3.29.5-57.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 GA libfreebl3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2-LTSS
  • MozillaFirefox >= 38.7.0esr-36.3
  • MozillaFirefox-translations >= 38.7.0esr-36.3
  • libfreebl3 >= 3.20.2-20.1
  • libfreebl3-32bit >= 3.20.2-20.1
  • mozilla-nspr >= 4.12-19.1
  • mozilla-nspr-32bit >= 4.12-19.1
  • mozilla-nspr-devel >= 4.12-19.1
  • mozilla-nss >= 3.20.2-20.1
  • mozilla-nss-32bit >= 3.20.2-20.1
  • mozilla-nss-devel >= 3.20.2-20.1
  • mozilla-nss-tools >= 3.20.2-20.1
Patchnames:
slessp2-firefox-20160310-12483
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3-LTSS
  • MozillaFirefox >= 38.7.0esr-37.3
  • MozillaFirefox-translations >= 38.7.0esr-37.3
  • libfreebl3 >= 3.20.2-28.1
  • libfreebl3-32bit >= 3.20.2-28.1
  • libsoftokn3 >= 3.20.2-28.1
  • libsoftokn3-32bit >= 3.20.2-28.1
  • mozilla-nspr >= 4.12-24.1
  • mozilla-nspr-32bit >= 4.12-24.1
  • mozilla-nss >= 3.20.2-28.1
  • mozilla-nss-32bit >= 3.20.2-28.1
  • mozilla-nss-tools >= 3.20.2-28.1
Patchnames:
slessp3-MozillaFirefox-20160309-12458
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • MozillaFirefox >= 38.7.0esr-37.3
  • MozillaFirefox-translations >= 38.7.0esr-37.3
  • libfreebl3 >= 3.20.2-28.1
  • libfreebl3-32bit >= 3.20.2-28.1
  • libfreebl3-x86 >= 3.20.2-28.1
  • libsoftokn3 >= 3.20.2-28.1
  • libsoftokn3-32bit >= 3.20.2-28.1
  • libsoftokn3-x86 >= 3.20.2-28.1
  • mozilla-nspr >= 4.12-24.1
  • mozilla-nspr-32bit >= 4.12-24.1
  • mozilla-nspr-x86 >= 4.12-24.1
  • mozilla-nss >= 3.20.2-28.1
  • mozilla-nss-32bit >= 3.20.2-28.1
  • mozilla-nss-tools >= 3.20.2-28.1
  • mozilla-nss-x86 >= 3.20.2-28.1
Patchnames:
slessp4-MozillaFirefox-20160309-12458
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12
  • MozillaFirefox >= 38.7.0esr-63.3
  • MozillaFirefox-translations >= 38.7.0esr-63.3
  • libfreebl3 >= 3.20.2-40.1
  • libfreebl3-32bit >= 3.20.2-40.1
  • libfreebl3-hmac >= 3.20.2-40.1
  • libfreebl3-hmac-32bit >= 3.20.2-40.1
  • libsoftokn3 >= 3.20.2-40.1
  • libsoftokn3-32bit >= 3.20.2-40.1
  • libsoftokn3-hmac >= 3.20.2-40.1
  • libsoftokn3-hmac-32bit >= 3.20.2-40.1
  • mozilla-nspr >= 4.12-12.1
  • mozilla-nspr-32bit >= 4.12-12.1
  • mozilla-nss >= 3.20.2-40.1
  • mozilla-nss-32bit >= 3.20.2-40.1
  • mozilla-nss-certs >= 3.20.2-40.1
  • mozilla-nss-certs-32bit >= 3.20.2-40.1
  • mozilla-nss-sysinit >= 3.20.2-40.1
  • mozilla-nss-sysinit-32bit >= 3.20.2-40.1
  • mozilla-nss-tools >= 3.20.2-40.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2016-419
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1
  • MozillaFirefox >= 38.7.0esr-63.3
  • MozillaFirefox-translations >= 38.7.0esr-63.3
  • libfreebl3 >= 3.20.2-40.1
  • libfreebl3-32bit >= 3.20.2-40.1
  • libfreebl3-hmac >= 3.20.2-40.1
  • libfreebl3-hmac-32bit >= 3.20.2-40.1
  • libsoftokn3 >= 3.20.2-40.1
  • libsoftokn3-32bit >= 3.20.2-40.1
  • libsoftokn3-hmac >= 3.20.2-40.1
  • libsoftokn3-hmac-32bit >= 3.20.2-40.1
  • mozilla-nspr >= 4.12-12.1
  • mozilla-nspr-32bit >= 4.12-12.1
  • mozilla-nss >= 3.20.2-40.1
  • mozilla-nss-32bit >= 3.20.2-40.1
  • mozilla-nss-certs >= 3.20.2-40.1
  • mozilla-nss-certs-32bit >= 3.20.2-40.1
  • mozilla-nss-sysinit >= 3.20.2-40.1
  • mozilla-nss-sysinit-32bit >= 3.20.2-40.1
  • mozilla-nss-tools >= 3.20.2-40.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-419
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2
  • libfreebl3 >= 3.21.1-46.2
  • libfreebl3-32bit >= 3.21.1-46.2
  • libfreebl3-hmac >= 3.21.1-46.2
  • libfreebl3-hmac-32bit >= 3.21.1-46.2
  • libsoftokn3 >= 3.21.1-46.2
  • libsoftokn3-32bit >= 3.21.1-46.2
  • libsoftokn3-hmac >= 3.21.1-46.2
  • libsoftokn3-hmac-32bit >= 3.21.1-46.2
  • mozilla-nss >= 3.21.1-46.2
  • mozilla-nss-32bit >= 3.21.1-46.2
  • mozilla-nss-certs >= 3.21.1-46.2
  • mozilla-nss-certs-32bit >= 3.21.1-46.2
  • mozilla-nss-sysinit >= 3.21.1-46.2
  • mozilla-nss-sysinit-32bit >= 3.21.1-46.2
  • mozilla-nss-tools >= 3.21.1-46.2
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 GA libfreebl3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3
  • libfreebl3 >= 3.29.5-57.1
  • libfreebl3-32bit >= 3.29.5-57.1
  • libfreebl3-hmac >= 3.29.5-57.1
  • libfreebl3-hmac-32bit >= 3.29.5-57.1
  • libsoftokn3 >= 3.29.5-57.1
  • libsoftokn3-32bit >= 3.29.5-57.1
  • libsoftokn3-hmac >= 3.29.5-57.1
  • libsoftokn3-hmac-32bit >= 3.29.5-57.1
  • mozilla-nss >= 3.29.5-57.1
  • mozilla-nss-32bit >= 3.29.5-57.1
  • mozilla-nss-certs >= 3.29.5-57.1
  • mozilla-nss-certs-32bit >= 3.29.5-57.1
  • mozilla-nss-sysinit >= 3.29.5-57.1
  • mozilla-nss-sysinit-32bit >= 3.29.5-57.1
  • mozilla-nss-tools >= 3.29.5-57.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 GA libfreebl3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12 SP2
  • libfreebl3 >= 3.21.1-46.2
  • libfreebl3-hmac >= 3.21.1-46.2
  • libsoftokn3 >= 3.21.1-46.2
  • libsoftokn3-hmac >= 3.21.1-46.2
  • mozilla-nss >= 3.21.1-46.2
  • mozilla-nss-certs >= 3.21.1-46.2
  • mozilla-nss-sysinit >= 3.21.1-46.2
  • mozilla-nss-tools >= 3.21.1-46.2
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12 SP2 GA libfreebl3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4
  • MozillaFirefox >= 38.7.0esr-37.3
  • MozillaFirefox-devel >= 38.7.0esr-37.3
  • mozilla-nspr >= 4.12-24.1
  • mozilla-nspr-devel >= 4.12-24.1
  • mozilla-nss >= 3.20.2-28.1
  • mozilla-nss-devel >= 3.20.2-28.1
Patchnames:
sdksp4-MozillaFirefox-20160309-12458
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12
  • MozillaFirefox >= 38.7.0esr-63.3
  • MozillaFirefox-devel >= 38.7.0esr-63.3
  • mozilla-nspr >= 4.12-12.1
  • mozilla-nspr-devel >= 4.12-12.1
  • mozilla-nss >= 3.20.2-40.1
  • mozilla-nss-devel >= 3.20.2-40.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-2016-419
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP1
  • MozillaFirefox >= 38.7.0esr-63.3
  • MozillaFirefox-devel >= 38.7.0esr-63.3
  • mozilla-nspr >= 4.12-12.1
  • mozilla-nspr-devel >= 4.12-12.1
  • mozilla-nss >= 3.20.2-40.1
  • mozilla-nss-devel >= 3.20.2-40.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2016-419
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP2
  • mozilla-nss-devel >= 3.21.1-46.2
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP2 GA mozilla-nss-devel
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3
  • mozilla-nss-devel >= 3.29.5-57.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3 GA mozilla-nss-devel
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 LTSS for x86
  • MozillaFirefox >= 38.7.0esr-0.5.1
  • MozillaFirefox-translations >= 38.7.0esr-0.5.1
  • mozilla-nspr >= 4.12-0.5.1
  • mozilla-nspr-devel >= 4.12-0.5.1
  • mozilla-nss >= 3.20.2-0.7.2
  • mozilla-nss-devel >= 3.20.2-0.7.2
  • mozilla-nss-tools >= 3.20.2-0.7.2
Builds
ZYPP Patch Nr: 9244
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 LTSS for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 LTSS for IBM zSeries 64bit
  • MozillaFirefox >= 38.7.0esr-0.5.1
  • MozillaFirefox-translations >= 38.7.0esr-0.5.1
  • mozilla-nspr >= 4.12-0.5.1
  • mozilla-nspr-32bit >= 4.12-0.5.1
  • mozilla-nspr-devel >= 4.12-0.5.1
  • mozilla-nss >= 3.20.2-0.7.2
  • mozilla-nss-32bit >= 3.20.2-0.7.2
  • mozilla-nss-devel >= 3.20.2-0.7.2
  • mozilla-nss-tools >= 3.20.2-0.7.2
Builds
ZYPP Patch Nr: 9244


Status of this issue by product and package

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2 MozillaFirefox Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 MozillaFirefox Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 MozillaFirefox Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 GA MozillaFirefox Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 MozillaFirefox Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP3 MozillaFirefox Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 MozillaFirefox Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 GA MozillaFirefox Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP1 MozillaFirefox Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS MozillaFirefox Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 MozillaFirefox Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS MozillaFirefox Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 MozillaFirefox Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS MozillaFirefox Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 MozillaFirefox Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA MozillaFirefox Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 MozillaFirefox Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 11 SP2 MozillaFirefox Released