Firefox ESR 31.x < 31.5.3 SVG Bypass Privilege Escalation

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Synopsis :

The remote Windows host contains a web browser that is affected by a
privilege escalation vulnerability.

Description :

The version of Mozilla Firefox ESR 31.x installed on the remote
Windows host is prior to 31.5.3. It is, therefore, affected by a
privilege escalation vulnerability due to a flaw within
'docshell/base/nsDocShell.cpp', which relates to SVG format content
navigation. A remote attacker can exploit this to bypass same-origin
policy protections, allowing a possible execution of arbitrary scripts
in a privileged context.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Firefox ESR 31.5.3 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 82039 ()

Bugtraq ID: 73265

CVE ID: CVE-2015-0818

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