Firefox 3.6 < 3.6.3 Remote Code Execution

This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Windows host contains a web browser that is affected by a
remote code execution vulnerability.

Description :

The installed version of Firefox 3.6.x is earlier than 3.6.3. Such
versions are potentially affected by a memory corruption flaw caused
by the re-use of an object that has been freed when moving DOM nodes
between documents.

A remote attacker, exploiting this flaw, can leverage this issue to
execute arbitrary code on the remote host subject to the privileges of
the user running the affected application.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Firefox 3.6.3 or later.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 45403 ()

Bugtraq ID: 38952

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1121

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