FreeBSD : Mozilla / Firefox user interface spoofing vulnerability (730db824-e216-11d8-9b0a-000347a4fa7d)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 18982


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


The Mozilla project's family of browsers contain a design flaw that can allow a website to spoof almost perfectly any part of the Mozilla user interface, including spoofing websites for phishing or internal elements such as the 'Master Password' dialog box. This achieved by manipulating 'chrome' through remote XUL content. Recent versions of Mozilla have been fixed to not allow untrusted documents to utilize 'chrome' in this way.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 18982

File Name: freebsd_pkg_730db824e21611d89b0a000347a4fa7d.nasl

Version: 1.21

Type: local

Published: 7/13/2005

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:firefox, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-mozilla, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-mozilla-devel, 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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/30/2004

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/19/2004

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0764

BID: 10832

Secunia: 12188