Firefox < 2.0.0.13 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 31652

Synopsis

The remote Windows host contains a web browser that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

The installed version of Firefox is affected by various security issues :

- A series of vulnerabilities that allow for JavaScript privilege escalation and arbitrary code execution.

- Several stability bugs leading to crashes which, in some cases, show traces of memory corruption.

- An HTTP Referer spoofing issue with malformed URLs.

- A privacy issue with SSL client authentication.

- Web content fetched via the 'jar:' protocol can use Java via LiveConnect to open socket connections to arbitrary ports on the localhost.

- It is possible to have a background tab create a borderless XUL pop-up in front of the active tab in the user's browser.

Solution

Upgrade to Firefox 2.0.0.13 or later.

See Also

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2008-14/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2008-15/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2008-16/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2008-17/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2008-18/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2008-19/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 31652

File Name: mozilla_firefox_20013.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2008/03/26

Updated: 2018/07/16

Dependencies: 20862

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox

Required KB Items: Mozilla/Firefox/Version

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/03/25

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2007/09/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-4879, CVE-2008-1195, CVE-2008-1233, CVE-2008-1234, CVE-2008-1235, CVE-2008-1236, CVE-2008-1237, CVE-2008-1238, CVE-2008-1240, CVE-2008-1241

BID: 28448

CWE: 59, 79, 94, 287, 399