Firefox < 1.0.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 17218
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The remote Windows host contains a web browser that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The installed version of Firefox is earlier than 1.0.1. Such versions have multiple security issues, including vulnerabilities that could allow an attacker to impersonate a website by using an International Domain Name, or vulnerabilities that could allow arbitrary code execution.


Upgrade to Firefox 1.0.1 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 17218

File Name: mozilla_firefox_101.nasl

Version: 1.28

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2/25/2005

Updated: 7/16/2018

Dependencies: mozilla_org_installed.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/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: 2/25/2005

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/23/2004

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-1200, CVE-2005-0230, CVE-2005-0233, CVE-2005-0255, CVE-2005-0578, CVE-2005-0584, CVE-2005-0586, CVE-2005-0587, CVE-2005-0588, CVE-2005-0589, CVE-2005-0590, CVE-2005-0591, CVE-2005-0592, CVE-2005-0593

BID: 12533, 12461, 12470, 12468, 12466, 12465, 12234, 12153, 11854, 11823, 11752, 12655, 12659, 12728