Firefox < 21.0 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 is earlier than 21.0 and is,
therefore, potentially affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- Various memory safety issues exist. (CVE-2013-0801,

- It is possible to call a content level constructor that
allows for the constructor to have chrome privileged
access. (CVE-2013-1670)

- An information leakage exists because the file input
control has access to the full path. (CVE-2013-1671)

- A local privilege escalation issues exists in the
Mozilla Maintenance Service. (CVE-2013-1672)

- The Mozilla Maintenance Service on Windows is vulnerable
to a previously fixed privilege escalation attack. Note
that new installations of Firefox after version 12 are
not affected by this issue. (CVE-2013-1673,

- A use-after-free vulnerability exists when resizing
video while playing. (CVE-2013-1674)

- Some 'DOMSVGZoomEvent' functions are used without being
properly initialized, which could lead to information
disclosure. (CVE-2013-1675)

- Multiple memory corruption issues exist. (CVE-2013-1676,
CVE-2013-1677, CVE-2013-1678, CVE-2013-1679,
CVE-2013-1680, CVE-2013-1681)

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Firefox 21.0 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
Public Exploit Available : false