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: 1.20

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 3/23/2005

Updated: 7/16/2018

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:mozilla

Required KB Items: Mozilla/Version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/23/2005

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/23/2004

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