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

Low Nessus Plugin ID 18983


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


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.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 18983

File Name: freebsd_pkg_741f88419c6b11d99dbe000a95bc6fae.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/07/13

Modified: 2014/05/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.6

Vector: CVSS2#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: 2005/03/24

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/03/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0402