Firefox < 37.0.2 Failed Plugin Memory Corruption

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


Synopsis :

The remote Windows host contains a web browser that is affected by a
memory corruption vulnerability.

Description :

The version of Firefox installed on the remote Windows host is prior
to 37.0.2. It is, therefore, affected by a use-after-free error,
related to the AsyncPaintWaitEvent() method, due to a race condition
caused when plugin initialization fails. A remote attacker, using a
crafted web page, can exploit this to execute arbitrary code.

See also :

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2015-45/

Solution :

Upgrade to Firefox 37.0.2 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: 82998 ()

Bugtraq ID: 74247

CVE ID: CVE-2015-2706

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