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The remote Mac OS X host contains a web browser that is potentially
affected by multiple vulnerabilities.
The installed version of Firefox is earlier than 8.0 and thus, is
potentially affected by the following security issues :
- Certain invalid sequences are not handled properly in
'Shift-JIS' encoding, which can allow cross-site
scripting attacks. (CVE-2011-3648)
the application to crash. It may be possible to trigger
this behavior even when the debugging APIs are not being
- Multiple memory safety issues exist. (CVE-2011-3651)
- An unchecked memory allocation failure can cause the
application to crash. (CVE-2011-3652)
- An issue with WebGL graphics and GPU drivers can allow
cross-origin image theft. (CVE-2011-3653)
- An error exists related to SVG 'mpath' linking to a
non-SVG element, which can result in potentially
exploitable application crashes. (CVE-2011-3654)
- An error in internal privilege checking can allow
web content to obtain elevated privileges.
See also :
Upgrade to Firefox 8.0 or later.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 56756 ()
Bugtraq ID: 50592505935059450595505975060050602
CVE ID: CVE-2011-3648CVE-2011-3650CVE-2011-3651CVE-2011-3652CVE-2011-3653CVE-2011-3654CVE-2011-3655
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