This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Mac OS X host contains a web browser that is affected by
The installed version of Firefox 3.6 is earlier than 3.6.23. Such
versions are potentially affected by the following security issues :
- An integer underflow exists when handling a large
potentially exploitable crash. (CVE-2011-2998)
- If an attacker could trick a user into holding down the
'Enter' key, via a malicious game, for example, a
malicious application or extension could be downloaded
and executed. (CVE-2011-2372)
- Unspecified errors exist that can be exploited to
corrupt memory. No additional information is available
at this time. (CVE-2011-2995, CVE-2011-2996)
- There is an error in the implementation of the
frames. This can be exploited to bypass the same-origin
policy and potentially conduct cross-site scripting
- A weakness exists when handling the 'Location' header.
This can lead to response splitting attacks when
visiting a vulnerable web server. The same fix has been
applied to the headers 'Content-Length' and
See also :
Upgrade to Firefox 3.6.23 or later.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 56376 ()
Bugtraq ID: 498094981049811498454984849849
CVE ID: CVE-2011-2372CVE-2011-2995CVE-2011-2996CVE-2011-2998CVE-2011-2999CVE-2011-3000
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