Firefox < Multiple Vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Windows host contains a web browser that is affected by
multiple vulnerabilities.

Description :

The installed version of Firefox allows unescaped URIs to be passed to
external programs, which could lead to execution of arbitrary code on
the affected host subject to the user's privileges, and could also
allow privilege escalation attacks against addons that create
'about:blank' windows and populate them in certain ways.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Firefox or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 25820 ()

Bugtraq ID: 25053

CVE ID: CVE-2007-3844

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