Firefox < 10.0.12 Multiple Vulnerabilities (Mac OS X)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

The installed version of Firefox is earlier than 10.0.12 and thus,
is potentially affected by the following security issues :

- Two intermediate certificates were improperly issued by
TURKTRUST certificate authority. (CVE-2013-0743)

- A use-after-free error exists related to displaying
HTML tables with many columns and column groups.

- An error exists related to 'jsval', 'quickstubs', and
compartmental mismatches that could lead to potentially
exploitable crashes. (CVE-2013-0746)

- An error related to the 'toString' method of XBL
objects could lead to address information leakage.

- A buffer overflow exists related to JavaScript string
concatenation. (CVE-2013-0750)

- A use-after-free error exists related to
'XMLSerializer' and 'serializeToStream'.

- A use-after-free error exists related to garbage
collection and 'ListenManager'. (CVE-2013-0754)

- An error related to SVG elements and plugins could
allow privilege escalation. (CVE-2013-0758)

- An error exists related to the address bar that could
allow URL spoofing attacks. (CVE-2013-0759)

- Multiple, unspecified use-after-free, out-of-bounds read
and buffer overflow errors exist. (CVE-2013-0762,
CVE-2013-0766, CVE-2013-0767)

- An unspecified memory corruption issue exists.

Please note the 10.x ESR branch will no longer be supported as of
02/13/2013. Only the 17.x ESR branch will receive security updates
after that date.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Firefox 10.0.12 ESR or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
Public Exploit Available : true

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