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: 1.24

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 9/6/2004

Updated: 11/15/2018

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:mozilla

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/29/2004

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/29/2004

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0758

BID: 10703