Mozilla Firefox < 3.5.2/3.0.12 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 801300
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The remote host is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.


The installed version of Mozilla Firefox is earlier than 3.5.2/3.0.12. Such versions are potentially affected by multiple issues :

- A denial-of-service vulnerability when Firefox receives a reply from a SOCKS5 proxy which contains a DNS name longer than 15 characters. (CVE-2009-2470)

- Multiple flaws exist in the 'libvorbis' library could lead to remote code execution. (CVE-2009-2663)


Upgrade to Mozilla Firefox 3.5.2/3.0.12 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 801300

Family: Web Clients

Published: 8/4/2009

Updated: 8/4/2009

Nessus ID: 40478, 40479

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

Patch Publication Date: 8/3/2009

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/21/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2470, CVE-2009-2663

BID: 35925, 36018