FreeBSD : mozilla -- code execution via Quicktime media-link files (3ce8c7e2-66cf-11dc-b25f-02e0185f8d72)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 26088


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


The Mozilla Foundation reports a vulnerability within the mozilla browser. This vulnerability also affects various other browsers like firefox and SeaMonkey. The vulnerability is caused by QuickTime Media-Link files that contain a qtnext attribute. This could allow an attacker to start the browser with arbitrary command-line options.
This could allow the attacker to install malware, steal local data and possibly execute and/or do other arbitrary things within the users context.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 26088

File Name: freebsd_pkg_3ce8c7e266cf11dcb25f02e0185f8d72.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Published: 2007/09/24

Modified: 2014/08/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:firefox, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:firefox-ja, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-firefox, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-firefox-devel, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-mozilla, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-mozilla-devel, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-seamonkey, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-seamonkey-devel, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:mozilla, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:seamonkey, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2007/09/19

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2007/09/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-4965

CWE: 94