Firefox < 6.0 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 earlier than 6.0 and thus, is
potentially affected by the following security issues :

- A dangling pointer vulnerability exists in an SVG text
manipulation routine. (CVE-2011-0084)

- Several memory safety bugs exist in the browser engine
that may permit remote code execution. (CVE-2011-2985,
CVE-2011-2989, CVE-2011-2991, CVE-2011-2992)

- A cross-origin data theft vulnerability exists when
using canvas and Windows D2D hardware acceleration.
(CVE-2011-2986)

- A heap overflow vulnerability exists in WebGL's ANGLE
library. (CVE-2011-2987)

- A buffer overflow vulnerability exists in WebGL when
using an overly long shader program. (CVE-2011-2988)

- Two errors exist related to Content Security Policy
that can lead to information disclosure. (CVE-2011-2990)

- An unspecified error exists that can allow unsigned
JavaScript to call into a signed JAR and inherit the
signed JAR's permissions and identity. (CVE-2011-2993)

- There is an error in the implementation of the
'window.location' JavaScript object when creating named
frames. This can be exploited to bypass the same-origin
policy and potentially conduct cross-site scripting
attacks.(CVE-2011-2999)

See also :

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2011-29/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2011-38/
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-11-270/

Solution :

Upgrade to Firefox 6 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

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