Firefox < 1.0.2 Multiple Vulnerabilities

medium Nessus Plugin ID 17603
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Synopsis

The remote Windows host contains a web browser that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

The remote version of Firefox contains various security issues that may allow an attacker to impersonate a website and to trick a user into accepting and executing arbitrary files or to cause a heap overflow in the FireFox process and execute arbitrary code on the remote host.

Solution

Upgrade to Firefox 1.0.2 or later.

See Also

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2005-30/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2005-31/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2005-32/

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 17603

File Name: mozilla_firefox_102.nasl

Version: 1.27

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 3/23/2005

Updated: 7/16/2018

Dependencies: mozilla_org_installed.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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: 3/23/2005

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/23/2005

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0399, CVE-2005-0401, CVE-2005-0402

BID: 12672, 12881, 12884, 12885