Firefox 3.0.x < 3.0.6 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 35581
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Synopsis

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

Description

The installed version of Firefox 3.0.x is earlier than 3.0.6. Such versions are potentially affected by the following security issues :

- There are several stability bugs in the browser engine that could lead to crashes with evidence of memory corruption. (MFSA 2009-01)

- A chrome XBL method can be used in conjunction with 'window.eval' to execute arbitrary JavaScript within the context of another website, violating the same origin policy. (MFSA 2009-02)

- A form input control's type could be changed during the restoration of a closed tab to the path of a local file whose location was known to the attacker. (MFSA 2009-03)

- An attacker may be able to inject arbitrary code into a chrome document and then execute it with chrome privileges if he can trick a user into downloading a malicious HTML file and a .desktop shortcut file. (MFSA 2009-04)

- Cookies marked HTTPOnly are readable by JavaScript via the 'XMLHttpRequest.getResponseHeader' and 'XMLHttpRequest.getAllResponseHeaders' APIs. (MFSA 2009-05)

- The 'Cache-Control: no-store' and 'Cache-Control: no-cache' HTTP directives for HTTPS pages are ignored by Firefox 3, which could lead to exposure of sensitive information. (MFSA 2009-06)

Solution

Upgrade to Firefox 3.0.6 or later.

See Also

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2009-01/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2009-02/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2009-03/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2009-04/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2009-05/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2009-06/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 35581

File Name: mozilla_firefox_306.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2/4/2009

Updated: 7/16/2018

Dependencies: mozilla_org_installed.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox

Required KB Items: Mozilla/Firefox/Version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/3/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0352, CVE-2009-0353, CVE-2009-0354, CVE-2009-0355, CVE-2009-0356, CVE-2009-0357, CVE-2009-0358

BID: 33598

CWE: 59, 79, 200, 264, 399