FreeBSD : firefox -- arbitrary code execution from sidebar panel (741f8841-9c6b-11d9-9dbe-000a95bc6fae)

low Nessus Plugin ID 18983
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Synopsis

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

Description

A Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory states :

If a user bookmarked a malicious page as a Firefox sidebar panel that page could execute arbitrary programs by opening a privileged page and injecting JavaScript into it.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2005-31/

http://www.nessus.org/u?b214992e

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 18983

File Name: freebsd_pkg_741f88419c6b11d99dbe000a95bc6fae.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Published: 7/13/2005

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 2.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.6

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:firefox, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-firefox, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 3/24/2005

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/3/2005

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0402