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

high Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 801253


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


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.


Upgrade to Firefox 10.0.2 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 801253

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2/20/2012

Updated: 2/20/2012

Nessus ID: 58005

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

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: 2/16/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/16/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3026

BID: 52049