Firefox < 10.0 Multiple Vulnerabilities (Mac OS X)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Mac OS X host contains a web browser that is potentially
affected by several vulnerabilities.

Description :

The installed version of Firefox 9.x is potentially affected by the
following security issues :

- A use-after-free error exists related to removed
nsDOMAttribute child nodes.(CVE-2011-3659)

- Various memory safety issues exist. (CVE-2012-0442,
CVE-2012-0443)

- Memory corruption errors exist related to the
decoding of Ogg Vorbis files and processing of
malformed XSLT stylesheets. (CVE-2012-0444,
CVE-2012-0449)

- The HTML5 frame navigation policy can be violated by
allowing an attacker to replace a sub-frame in another
domain's document. (CVE-2012-0445)

- Scripts in frames are able to bypass security
restrictions in XPConnect. This bypass can allow
malicious websites to carry out cross-site scripting
attacks. (CVE-2012-0446)

- An information disclosure issue exists when
uninitialized memory is used as padding when encoding
icon images. (CVE-2012-0447)

- Exported 'Firefox Sync' key permissions are not
correct. (CVE-2012-0450)

See also :

http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/browsers.html#security-nav
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-01.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-03.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-04.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-05.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-06.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-07.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-08.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-09.html
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-12-110/

Solution :

Upgrade to Firefox 10.0 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.3
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true