FreeBSD : mozilla -- security icon spoofing (e9f9d232-0cb2-11d9-8a8a-000c41e2cdad)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 19152

Synopsis

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

Description

Under certain situations it is possible for the security icon which Mozilla displays when connected to a site using SSL to be spoofed.
This could be used to make so-called 'phishing attacks' more difficult to detect.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=240053

http://www.nessus.org/u?c4a68edd

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 19152

File Name: freebsd_pkg_e9f9d2320cb211d98a8a000c41e2cdad.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Published: 7/13/2005

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 2.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/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: 4/8/2004

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0761