Mozilla Multiple Browsers CA Certificate SSL Page DoS

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 14668


The remote Windows host has a web browser installed that is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.


The remote host is using Mozilla, an alternative web browser.

The Mozilla Personal Security Manager (PSM) contains a flaw that may permit an attacker to silently import a certificate into the PSM certificate store. This corruption may result in a denial of SSL connections.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 14668

File Name: mozilla_certif_handle_dos.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.22 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2004/09/06

Modified: 2013/03/28

Dependencies: 20862

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:mozilla

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Patch Publication Date: 2004/06/29

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/06/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0758

BID: 10703

OSVDB: 7939