Mozilla Firefox < 59.0.2 Denial of Service Vulnerability

critical Nessus Plugin ID 108756


A web browser installed on the remote Windows host is affected by a Denial of Service vulnerability.


The version of Mozilla Firefox installed on the remote Windows host is prior to 59.0.2. It is, therefore, affected by a use-after-free error that causes a denial of service vulnerability.


Upgrade to Mozilla Firefox version 59.0.2 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 108756

File Name: mozilla_firefox_59_0_2.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 3/30/2018

Updated: 2/2/2023

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-5148


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox

Required KB Items: Mozilla/Firefox/Version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/26/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/26/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5148

BID: 103506

MFSA: 2018-10