Firefox 3.6 < 3.6.26 Multiple Vulnerabilities (Mac OS X)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The installed version of Firefox 3.6 is earlier than 3.6.26. Such
versions are potentially affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

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

- The IPv6 literal syntax in web addresses is not being
properly enforced. (CVE-2011-3670)

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

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

See also :

http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc3986.txt
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-01.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-02.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-04.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-07.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-08.html
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-12-110/

Solution :

Upgrade to Firefox 3.6.26 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 : 8.1
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 57774 ()

Bugtraq ID: 51753
51754
51755
51756
51786

CVE ID: CVE-2011-3659
CVE-2011-3670
CVE-2012-0442
CVE-2012-0444
CVE-2012-0449