FreeBSD : mozilla -- NULL bytes in FTP URLs (7c188c55-0cb0-11d9-8a8a-000c41e2cdad)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 18996


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


When handling FTP URLs containing NULL bytes, Mozilla will interpret the file content as HTML. This may allow unexpected execution of JavaScript when viewing plain text or other file types via FTP.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 18996

File Name: freebsd_pkg_7c188c550cb011d98a8a000c41e2cdad.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Published: 7/13/2005

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.8


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: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

Patch Publication Date: 9/22/2004

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/11/2004

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0760