Mozilla Browser < 1.7.6 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 17604


A web browser installed on the remote host contains multiple vulnerabilities.


The remote version of Mozilla contains multiple security issues that could 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.


Upgrade to Mozilla 1.7.6 or later.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 17604

File Name: mozilla_176.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.19 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2005/03/23

Modified: 2012/08/03

Dependencies: 20862

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:mozilla

Required KB Items: Mozilla/Version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Patch Publication Date: 2005/03/23

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/04/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0255, CVE-2005-0399, CVE-2005-0401, CVE-2005-0578, CVE-2005-0586, CVE-2005-0587, CVE-2005-0588, CVE-2005-0590, CVE-2005-0592, CVE-2005-0593

BID: 12659, 12881, 12885

OSVDB: 14185, 14187, 14188, 14189, 14191, 14192, 14193, 14194, 14195, 14198, 14937, 15010