Firefox < 35.0 Multiple Vulnerabilities (Mac OS X)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mac OS X host contains a web browser that is affected by
multiple vulnerabilities.

Description :

The version of Firefox installed on the remote Mac OS X host is prior
to 35.0. It is, therefore, affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- Multiple unspecified memory safety issues exist within
the browser engine. (CVE-2014-8634, CVE-2014-8635)

- A flaw exists where DOM objects with some specific
properties can bypass XrayWrappers. This can allow web
content to confuse privileged code, potentially
enabling privilege escalation. (CVE-2014-8636)

- A flaw exists in the rendering of bitmap images. When
rending a malformed bitmap image, memory may not always
be properly initialized, which can result in a leakage
of data to web content. (CVE-2014-8637)

- A flaw exists in 'navigator.sendBeacon()' in which it
does not follow the cross-origin resource sharing
specification. This results in requests from
'sendBeacon()' lacking an 'origin' header, which allows
malicious sites to perform XSRF attacks. (CVE-2014-8638)

- A flaw exists when receiving 407 Proxy Authentication
responses with a 'set-cookie' header. This can allow
a session-fixation attack. (CVE-2014-8639)

- A flaw exists in Web Audio that cam allow a small block
of memory to be read. (CVE-2014-8640)

- A read-after-free flaw exists in WebRTC due to the way
tracks are handled, which can result in a potentially
exploitable crash or incorrect WebRTC behavior.

- A flaw exists where delegated Online Certificate Status
Protocol responder certificates fail to recognize the
id-pkix-ocsp-nocheck extension. This can result in a
user connecting to a site with a revoked certificate.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Firefox 35.0 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.4
Public Exploit Available : true

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