Mozilla Browser < 1.7.9 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 18813
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A web browser installed on the remote host contains multiple vulnerabilities.


The remote version of this software contains various security issues, one of which may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host.


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 18813

File Name: mozilla_179.nasl

Version: 1.25

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 7/13/2005

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: mozilla_org_installed.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.6


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:mozilla, cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox, cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird, cpe:/a:mozilla:firebirdsql:firebird, cpe:/a:netscape:navigator

Required KB Items: Mozilla/Version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/22/2004

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/30/2004

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Mozilla Suite/Firefox compareTo() Code Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0718, CVE-2005-1937, CVE-2005-2260, CVE-2005-2261, CVE-2005-2263, CVE-2005-2265, CVE-2005-2266, CVE-2005-2268, CVE-2005-2269, CVE-2005-2270

BID: 14242