Firefox < Apple QuickTime Plug-In .qtl File qtnext Field Cross-context Scripting

high Nessus Plugin ID 26068


The remote Windows host contains a web browser that may allow arbitrary code execution.


The installed version of Firefox may allow a remote attacker to run script commands subject to the user's privileges via 'qtnext' attributes in QuickTime Media-Link files.

Note that this issue can be exploited even if support for JavaScript in the browser has been disabled.


Upgrade to Firefox or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 26068

File Name: mozilla_firefox_2007.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 9/20/2007

Updated: 8/10/2018

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.2


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox

Required KB Items: Mozilla/Firefox/Version

Patch Publication Date: 9/18/2006

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/20/2006

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-4965

CWE: 94