This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Windows host contains a web browser that is affected by
The installed version of Firefox is affected by various security
- Using a specially crafted UTF-8 URL in a hyperlink, an
attacker might be able to exploit a stack buffer
overflow in the Mozilla URL parsing routes to execute
arbitrary code (MFSA 2008-37).
- It is possible to bypass the same-origin check in
'nsXMLDocument::OnChannelRedirect()' (MFSA 2008-38).
- There are a series of vulnerabilities in 'feedWriter'
that allow scripts from page content to run with chrome
privileges (MFSA 2008-39).
- An attacker can cause the content window to move while
the mouse is being clicked, causing an item to be
dragged rather than clicked-on (MFSA 2008-40).
- Privilege escalation is possible via 'XPCnativeWrapper'
pollution (MFSA 2008-41).
- There are several stability bugs in the browser engine
that may lead to crashes with evidence of memory
corruption (MFSA 2008-42).
- Certain BOM characters and low surrogate characters,
before it is executed, which could allow for cross-
site scripting attacks (MFSA 2008-43).
- The 'resource:' protocol allows directory traversal
on Linux when using URL-encoded slashes, and it can
by used to bypass restrictions on local HTML files
- A bug in the XBM decoder allows random small chunks of
uninitialized memory to be read (MFSA 2008-45).
See also :
Upgrade to Firefox 220.127.116.11 or later.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
Public Exploit Available : true
Nessus Plugin ID: 34268 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2008-0016
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