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Firefox < 2.0.0.14 Javascript Garbage Collection DoS

High

Synopsis

The remote Windows host contains a web browser that may allow arbitrary code execution.

Description

The installed version of Firefox contains a stability problem that could result in a crash during Javascript garbage collection. Although there are no examples of this extending beyond a crash, similar issues in the past have been shown to allow arbitrary code execution.

Solution

Upgrade to version 2.0.0.14 or higher.