CVE-2011-2370

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Description

Mozilla Firefox before 5.0 does not properly enforce the whitelist for the xpinstall functionality, which allows remote attackers to trigger an installation dialog for a (1) add-on or (2) theme via unspecified vectors.

References

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-07/msg00001.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2011/mfsa2011-28.html

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=645699

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A14278

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2011-06-30

Updated: 2017-09-19

Type: CWE-264

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0:preview_release:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5:beta1:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5:beta2:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.0.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.5.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:3.6.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:4.0:beta1:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:4.0:beta10:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:4.0:beta11:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:4.0:beta12:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:4.0:beta2:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:4.0:beta3:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:4.0:beta4:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:4.0:beta5:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:4.0:beta6:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:4.0:beta7:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:4.0:beta8:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:4.0:beta9:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 4.0.1 (inclusive)

Tenable Plugins

View all (9 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
63402GLSA-201301-01 : Mozilla Products: Multiple vulnerabilities (BEAST)NessusGentoo Local Security Checks
critical
55884SeaMonkey < 2.2.0 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusWindows
high
55419Firefox < 5.0 Multiple Vulnerabilities (Mac OS X)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
high
55413Ubuntu 11.04 : firefox regression (USN-1157-3)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
55409Ubuntu 11.04 : mozvoikko, ubufox, webfav update (USN-1157-2)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
55408Ubuntu 11.04 : firefox vulnerabilities (USN-1157-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
801231Mozilla Firefox > 4.0 and < 5.0 Multiple VulnerabilitiesLog Correlation EngineWeb Clients
high
5965Mozilla Firefox > 4.0 and < 5.0 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorWeb Clients
high
55288Firefox 4 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusWindows
high