Firefox < 2.0.0.14 Javascript Garbage Collector DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Windows host contains a web browser that may allow
arbitrary code execution.

Description :

The installed version of Firefox contains a stability problem that
could result in a crash during JavaScript garbage collection.
Although there are no examples of this extending beyond a crash,
similar issues in the past have been shown to allow arbitrary code
execution.

See also :

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2008-20/

Solution :

Upgrade to Firefox 2.0.0.14 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 : false

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 31864 ()

Bugtraq ID: 28818

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1380

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