FreeBSD : mozilla -- automated file upload (6e740881-0cae-11d9-8a8a-000c41e2cdad)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 18977


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


A malicious web page can cause an automated file upload from the victim's machine when viewed with Mozilla with JavaScript enabled.
This is due to a bug permitting default values for type='file' <input> elements in certain situations.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 18977

File Name: freebsd_pkg_6e7408810cae11d98a8a000c41e2cdad.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Published: 7/13/2005

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.4

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:mozilla, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:mozilla-gtk1, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 9/22/2004

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/28/2004

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0759