Mozilla Firefox < 27.0 / Firefox ESR 24.3 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High

Synopsis

The remote host has a web browser installed that is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.

Description

Versions of Mozilla Firefox earlier than 27.0 (or ESR versions earlier than 24.3) are prone to the following vulnerabilities:

- Memory issues exist in the browser engine that could result in a denial of service or arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2014-1477, CVE-2014-1478)

- An error exists related to System Only Wrappers (SOW) and the XML Binding Language (XBL) that could allow XUL content to be disclosed. (CVE-2014-1479)

- An error exists related to the 'open file' dialog that could allow users to take unintended actions. (CVE-2014-1480)

- An error exists related to the JavaScript engine and 'window' object handling that has unspecified impact. (CVE-2014-1481)

- An error exists related to 'RasterImage' and image decoding that could allow application crashes and possibly arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2014-1482)

- Errors exist related to IFrames, 'document.caretPositionFromPoint' and 'document.elementFromPoint' that could allow cross-origin information disclosure. (CVE-2014-1483)

- An error exists related to the Content Security Policy (CSP) and XSLT stylesheets that could allow unintended script execution. (CVE-2014-1485)

- A use-after-free error exists related to image handling and 'imgRequestProxy' that could allow application crashes and possibly arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2014-1486)

- An error exists related to 'web workers' that could allow cross-origin information disclosure. (CVE-2014-1487)

- An error exists related to 'web workers' and 'asm.js' that could allow application crashes and possibly arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2014-1488)

- An error exists that could allow webpages to access activate content from the 'about:home' page that could lead to data loss. (CVE-2014-1489)

- Errors exist related to the included Network Security Services (NSS) libraries, 'NewSessionTicket' handshakes and public Diffie-Hellman values that could allow application crashes and possibly arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2014-1490, CVE-2014-1491)

Solution

Upgrade to Firefox 27.0 (or Firefox ESR versions 24.3, as appropriate), or later.