Firefox < Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 20842


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


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.


Upgrade to Firefox or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 20842

File Name: mozilla_firefox_1501.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.22 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2006/02/04

Modified: 2017/06/06

Dependencies: 20862

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/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: 2006/02/02

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/12/07

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

OSVDB: 21533, 22890, 22891, 22892, 22893, 22894, 22895, 22896, 22897, 22898, 22899

CWE: 20