Firefox < 39.0.3 PDF Reader Arbitrary File Access

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

Synopsis :

The remote Windows host contains a web browser that is affected by an
arbitrary file access vulnerability.

Description :

The version of Firefox installed on the remote Windows host is prior
to 39.0.3. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability in the same
origin policy in which an attacker can inject script code into a
non-privileged part of browser's built-in PDF reader, resulting in
gaining access to sensitive local files.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Firefox 39.0.3 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 85275 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-4495

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