Firefox < 2.0.0.12 Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The installed version of Firefox is affected by various security
issues :

- Several stability bugs leading to crashes which, in
some cases, show traces of memory corruption

- Several file input focus stealing vulnerabilities
that could result in uploading of arbitrary files
provided their full path and file names are known.

- Several issues that allow scripts from page content
to escape from their sandboxed context and/or run
with chrome privileges, resulting in privilege
escalation, XSS, and/or remote code execution.

- An issue that could allow a malicious site to inject
newlines into the application's password store when
a user saves his password, resulting in corruption
of saved passwords for other sites.

- A directory traversal vulnerability via the
'chrome:' URI.

- A vulnerability involving 'designMode' frames that
may result in web browsing history and forward
navigation stealing.

- An information disclosure issue in the BMP
decoder.

- A file action dialog tampering vulnerability
involving timer-enabled security dialogs.

- Mis-handling of locally-saved plaintext files.

- Possible disclosure of sensitive URL parameters,
such as session tokens, via the .href property of
stylesheet DOM nodes reflecting the final URI of
the stylesheet after following any 302 redirects.

- A failure to display a web forgery warning
dialog in cases where the entire contents of a page
are enclosed in a '<div>' with absolute positioning.

- Multiple cross-site scripting vulnerabilities
related to character encoding.

See also :

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2008-01/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2008-02/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2008-03/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2008-04/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2008-05/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2008-06/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2008-07/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2008-08/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2008-09/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2008-10/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2008-11/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2008-13/

Solution :

Upgrade to Firefox 2.0.0.12 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

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