Firefox < 2.0.0.14 Javascript Garbage Collection DoS

High Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 800772

Synopsis

The remote Windows host contains a web browser that may allow arbitrary code execution.

Description

The installed version of Firefox contains a stability problem that could result in a crash during Javascript garbage collection. Although there are no examples of this extending beyond a crash, similar issues in the past have been shown to allow arbitrary code execution.

Solution

Upgrade to version 2.0.0.14 or higher.

See Also

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-20.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 800772

File Name: 800772.prm

Family: Web Clients

Nessus ID: 31864

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1380

BID: 28818