Mozilla Firefox < 57.0.2 ANGLE Graphics Library RCE

High Nessus Plugin ID 105213

Synopsis

A web browser installed on the remote Windows host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.

Description

The version of Mozilla Firefox installed on the remote Windows host is prior to 57.0.2. It is, therefore, affected by a flaw related to handling Direct 3D 9 drawing and validating elements with the ANGLE graphics library that could allow buffer overflows and potentially code execution.

Solution

Upgrade to Mozilla Firefox version 57.0.2 or later.

See Also

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2017-29/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 105213

File Name: mozilla_firefox_57_0_2.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2017/12/13

Modified: 2018/07/16

Dependencies: 20862

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:C

CVSSv3

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox

Required KB Items: Mozilla/Firefox/Version

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/12/07

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/12/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-7845

BID: 102115

MFSA: 2017-29