Firefox < 37.0.1 HTTP/2 Alt-Svc Header Certificate Verification Bypass (Mac OS X)

This script is Copyright (C) 2015-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Mac OS X host contains a web browser that is affected by
a security bypass vulnerability.

Description :

The version of Firefox installed on the remote Mac OS X host is prior
to 37.0.1. It is, therefore, affected by an error related to the
HTTP/2 'Alt-Svc' header and SSL certificate verification, which allows
man-in-the-middle (MitM) attacks.

See also :

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2015-44/

Solution :

Upgrade to Firefox 37.0.1 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 82582 ()

Bugtraq ID: 73905

CVE ID: CVE-2015-0799

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