Debian DSA-777-1 : mozilla - frame injection spoofing

high Nessus Plugin ID 19433

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

A vulnerability has been discovered in Mozilla and Mozilla Firefox that allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary JavaScript from one page into the frameset of another site. Thunderbird is not affected by this and Galeon will be automatically fixed as it uses Mozilla components.

Solution

Upgrade the Mozilla package.

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in version 1.7.8-1sarge1.

See Also

http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-777

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 19433

File Name: debian_DSA-777.nasl

Version: 1.22

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/18/2005

Updated: 1/4/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.3

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:mozilla, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/17/2005

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Mozilla Suite/Firefox compareTo() Code Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0718, CVE-2005-1937

BID: 14242

DSA: 777