Firefox ESR 24.x < 24.8 Multiple Vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The version of Firefox ESR 24.x installed on the remote host is prior
to 24.8. It is, therefore, affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- Multiple memory safety flaws exist within the browser
engine. Exploiting these, an attacker can cause a denial
of service or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2014-1562)

- A use-after-free vulnerability exists due to improper
handling of text layout in directionality resolution.
A remote attacker can exploit this to execute arbitrary
code. (CVE-2014-1567)

See also :

https://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2014/mfsa2014-67.html
https://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2014/mfsa2014-72.html

Solution :

Upgrade to Firefox ESR 24.8 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

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 77498 ()

Bugtraq ID: 69519
69520

CVE ID: CVE-2014-1562
CVE-2014-1567

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