Firefox < 3.5.15 Buffer Overflow

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

Synopsis :

The remote Windows host contains a web browser affected by a buffer
overflow vulnerability.

Description :

The installed version of Firefox is earlier than 3.5.15. Such
versions are potentially affected by a heap-based buffer overflow

The combination of DOM insertions and the handling of the JavaScript
function 'document.write()' exposes an error that can lead to a
heap-based buffer overflow.

Note that there have been reports that this issue is being actively
exploited in the wild.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Firefox 3.5.15 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 50382 ()

Bugtraq ID: 44425

CVE ID: CVE-2010-3765

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