FreeBSD : firefox -- javascript garbage collector vulnerability (67bd39ba-12b5-11dd-bab7-0016179b2dd5)

High Nessus Plugin ID 32064


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


Mozilla Foundation reports :

Fixes for security problems in the JavaScript engine described in MFSA 2008-15 introduced a stability problem, where some users experienced crashes during JavaScript garbage collection. This is being fixed primarily to address stability concerns. We have no demonstration that this particular crash is exploitable but are issuing this advisory because some crashes of this type have been shown to be exploitable in the past.


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 32064

File Name: freebsd_pkg_67bd39ba12b511ddbab70016179b2dd5.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.16 $

Type: local

Published: 2008/04/28

Modified: 2016/05/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:firefox, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:flock, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-firefox, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-firefox-devel, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-flock, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-seamonkey, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-seamonkey-devel, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-thunderbird, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:seamonkey, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:thunderbird, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/04/25

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/04/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1237, CVE-2008-1380

BID: 28818

Secunia: 29787

CWE: 399