Firefox < 18.0 Multiple Vulnerabilities (Mac OS X)

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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 18.0 and thus, is
potentially affected by the following security issues :

- Multiple unspecified use-after-free, out-of-bounds read
and buffer overflow errors exist. (CVE-2012-5829,
CVE-2013-0760, CVE-2013-0761, CVE-2013-0762,
CVE-2013-0763, CVE-2013-0766, CVE-2013-0767,
CVE-2013-0771)

- 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.
(CVE-2013-0744)

- An error exists related to the 'AutoWrapperChanger'
class that does not properly manage objects during
garbage collection. (CVE-2012-0745)

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

- Errors exist related to events in the plugin handler
that can allow same-origin policy bypass.
(CVE-2013-0747)

- An error related to the 'toString' method of XBL
objects can lead to address information leakage.
(CVE-2013-0748)

- An unspecified memory corruption issue exists.
(CVE-2013-0749, CVE-2013-0769, CVE-2013-0770)

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

- An error exists related to multiple XML bindings with
SVG content, contained in XBL files. (CVE-2013-0752)

- A use-after-free error exists related to
'XMLSerializer' and 'serializeToStream'.
(CVE-2013-0753)

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

- A use-after-free error exists related to the 'Vibrate'
library and 'domDoc'. (CVE-2013-0755)

- A use-after-free error exists related to JavaScript
'Proxy' objects. (CVE-2013-0756)

- 'Chrome Object Wrappers' (COW) can be bypassed by
changing object prototypes and can allow arbitrary
code execution. (CVE-2013-0757)

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

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

- An error exists related to SSL and threading that
can result in potentially exploitable crashes.
(CVE-2013-0764)

- An error exists related to 'Canvas' and bad height or
width values passed to it from HTML. (CVE-2013-0768)

See also :

http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-13-003/
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-13-006/
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-13-037/
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-13-038/
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-13-039/
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-01.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-02.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-03.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-04.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-05.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-07.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-08.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-09.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-10.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-11.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-12.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-13.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-14.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-15.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-16.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-17.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-18.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-19.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-20.html

Solution :

Upgrade to Firefox 18.0 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 : 8.1
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true