Firefox ESR < 17.0.11 Null_Cipher Code Execution (Mac OS X)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Mac OS X host contains a web browser that is potentially
affected by a code execution vulnerability.

Description :

The installed version of Firefox ESR is a version prior to 17.0.11 and
is, therefore, potentially affected by a code execution vulnerability
related to the function 'Null_Cipher' in the file 'ssl/ssl3con.c' and
handling handshake packets.

See also :

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-103.html
http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/17.0.11/releasenotes/
https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/NSS/NSS_3.14.5_release_notes

Solution :

Upgrade to Firefox ESR 17.0.11 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: 70944 ()

Bugtraq ID: 63737

CVE ID: CVE-2013-5605