Mozilla Firefox 3.5 < 3.5.2 Proxy Response DoS

High Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 801244

Synopsis

The remote host is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability.

Description

The installed version of Mozilla Firefox 3.5 is earlier than 3.5.2. Such versions are potentially affected by a privilege-escalation vulnerability. The issues exists when the browser with an add-on implementing a Content Policy opens pages that have a 'Link:' HTTP header. An attacker can exploit this issue to execute arbitrary JavaScript code with chrome privileges.

Solution

Upgrade to Mozilla Firefox 3.5.2/3.0.12 or later.

See Also

http://.securityfocus.com/bid/35928

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 801244

File Name: 801244.prm

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2009/08/04

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

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

Vulnerability Information

Patch Publication Date: 2009/08/03

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/08/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2665

BID: 35928