Firefox < 0.10.1 Download Directory Arbitrary File Deletion

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Windows host contains a web browser that is affected by
an arbitrary file deletion vulnerability.

Description :

The installed version of Firefox is earlier than 0.10.1. Such
versions contain a weakness that could allow a remote attacker
to delete arbitrary files in the user download directory. To
exploit this, an attacker would need to trick a user into viewing
a malicious web page.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?640b32b9

Solution :

Upgrade to Firefox 0.10.1 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 15408 ()

Bugtraq ID: 11311

CVE ID: CVE-2004-2225

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