Firefox < 1.5.0.6 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 800740

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.

Description

The installed version of Firefox is affected by a flaw that could lead to a Denial of Service (DoS) condition within the browser. In addition, the version of Firefox is reported vulnerable to a buffer overflow when processing malformed XML documents. An attacker exploiting either of these flaws would need to be able to convince a user to visit a malicious URI.

Solution

Upgrade to version 1.5.0.6 or higher.

See Also

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-44.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 800740

File Name: 800740.prm

Family: Web Clients

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5.4

Temporal Score: 4.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-4253

BID: 19488, 19534