This script is Copyright (C) 2014-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Mac OS X host contains a web browser that is affected by
The version of Firefox ESR 31.x installed on the remote Mac OS X host
is prior to 31.3. It is, therefore, affected by the following
- Multiple memory safety flaws exist within the browser
engine. Exploiting these, an attacker can cause a denial
of service or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2014-1587,
- A denial of service vulnerability exists due to
XMLHttpRequest API which can result in a crash.
- A use-after-free error exists due the creation of a
second XML root element when parsing HTML written to a
document created with 'document.open()' function which
can result in arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2014-1592)
- A buffer overflow vulnerability exists in the
'mozilla::FileBlockCache::Read' function when parsing
media which can result in arbitrary code execution.
- A casting error exists when casting from the
'BasicThebesLayer' layer to the 'BasicContainerLayer'
layer which can result in arbitrary code execution.
- An information disclosure vulnerability exists due to
the CoreGraphic framework creating log files containing
sensitive information in the '/tmp' directory.
See also :
Upgrade to Firefox ESR 31.3 or later.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 79661 ()
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