Firefox < 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 :

- A series of vulnerabilities that allow for JavaScript
privilege escalation and arbitrary code execution.

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

- An HTTP Referer spoofing issue with malformed URLs.

- A privacy issue with SSL client authentication.

- Web content fetched via the 'jar:' protocol can use
Java via LiveConnect to open socket connections to
arbitrary ports on the localhost.

- It is possible to have a background tab create a
borderless XUL pop-up in front of the active tab
in the user's browser.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Firefox or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
Public Exploit Available : true

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