Firefox ESR 31.x < 31.7 Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Windows host contains a web browser that is affected by
multiple vulnerabilities.

Description :

The version of Firefox ESR 31.x installed on the remote Windows host
is prior to 31.7. It is, therefore, affected by the following
vulnerabilities :

- A privilege escalation vulnerability exists in the
Inter-process Communications (IPC) implementation due
to a failure to validate the identity of a listener
process. (CVE-2011-3079)

- Multiple memory corruption issues exist within the
browser engine. A remote attacker can exploit these to
corrupt memory and execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2015-2708)

- A buffer overflow condition exists in SVGTextFrame.cpp
when rendering SVG graphics that are combined with
certain CSS properties due to improper validation of
user-supplied input. A remote attacker can exploit this
to cause a heap-based buffer overflow, resulting in the
execution of arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-2710)

- A use-after-free error exists due to improper processing
of text when vertical text is enabled. A remote attacker
can exploit this to dereference already freed memory.
(CVE-2015-2713)

- A buffer overflow condition exists in the
XML_GetBuffer() function in xmlparse.c due to improper
validation of user-supplied input when handling
compressed XML content. An attacker can exploit this to
cause a buffer overflow, resulting in the execution of
arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-2716)

See also :

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2015-46/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2015-48/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2015-51/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2015-54/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2015-57/

Solution :

Upgrade to Firefox ESR 31.7 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 : 6.9
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 83438 ()

Bugtraq ID: 53309
74611
74615

CVE ID: CVE-2011-3079
CVE-2015-2708
CVE-2015-2710
CVE-2015-2713
CVE-2015-2716

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