Medium Nessus Plugin ID 19155
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.
DescriptionA Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory reports :
Two vulnerabilities have been discovered in Firefox, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks and compromise a user's system.
- Input passed to the 'IconURL' parameter in 'InstallTrigger.install()' is not properly verified before being used.
Successful exploitation requires that the site is allowed to install software (default sites are 'update.mozilla.org' and 'addons.mozilla.org').
A combination of vulnerability 1 and 2 can be exploited to execute arbitrary code.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.