Firefox ESR 17.x < 17.0.5 Multiple Vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Windows host contains a web browser that is potentially
affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description :

The installed version of Firefox ESR 17.x is earlier than 17.0.5, and
thus, is potentially affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- Various memory safety issue exist. (CVE-2013-0788)

- An out-of-bounds memory read error exists related to
'CERT_DecodeCertPackage' and certificate decoding.
(CVE-2013-0791)

- An error exists related to navigation, history and
improper 'baseURI' property values that could allow
cross-site scripting attacks. (CVE-2013-0793)

- A error exists related to 'cloneNode' that can allow
'System Only Wrapper' (SOW) to be bypassed thus
violating the same origin policy and possibly leading
to privilege escalation and code execution.
(CVE-2013-0795)

- A DLL loading vulnerability exists that could lead to
code execution.(CVE-2013-0797)

- A buffer overflow error exists related to the Mozilla
Maintenance Service. (CVE-2013-0799)

- An out-of-bounds write error exists related to the
Cairo graphics library. (CVE-2013-0800)

See also :

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-30/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-31/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-32/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-34/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-36/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-38/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-40/

Solution :

Upgrade to Firefox 17.0.5 ESR 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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