Mozilla Firefox 10.x < 10.0.2 'png_decompress_chunk' Integer Overflow

High Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 801253

Synopsis

The remote host has a web browser installed that is affected by an integer overflow vulnerability.

Description

Versions of Firefox 10.x earlier than 10.0.2 are potentially affected by an integer overflow vulnerability. An integer overflow error exists in 'libpng', a library used by this application. When decompressing certain PNG image files, this error can allow a heap-based buffer overflow which can crash the application or potentially allow code execution.

Solution

Upgrade to Firefox 10.0.2 or later.

See Also

http://.mozilla.org/security/known-vulnerabilities/firefox.html#firefox10.0.2

http://.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-11.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 801253

File Name: 801253.prm

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2012/02/20

Nessus ID: 58005

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

Patch Publication Date: 2012/02/16

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/02/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3026

BID: 52049