Firefox < 1.5.0.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 20842
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Synopsis

A web browser on the remote host is prone to multiple flaws.

Description

The remote Windows host is using Firefox, an alternative web browser.

The installed version of Firefox contains various security issues, some of which can be exploited to execute arbitrary code on the affected host subject to the user's privileges.

Solution

Upgrade to Firefox 1.5.0.1 or later.

See Also

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2006-01/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2006-02/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2006-03/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2006-04/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2006-05/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2006-06/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2006-07/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2006-08/

https://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/425590/30/0/threaded

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 20842

File Name: mozilla_firefox_1501.nasl

Version: 1.24

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2/4/2006

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: mozilla_org_installed.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.8

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox

Required KB Items: Mozilla/Firefox/Version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/2/2006

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/7/2005

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Firefox location.QueryInterface() Code Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-4134, CVE-2006-0292, CVE-2006-0293, CVE-2006-0294, CVE-2006-0295, CVE-2006-0296, CVE-2006-0297, CVE-2006-0298, CVE-2006-0299

BID: 15773, 16476, 16741

CWE: 20