Firefox 3.0.x < 3.0.7 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 35778
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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 3.0.7. Such versions are potentially affected by the following security issues :

- By exploiting stability bugs in the browser engine, it might be possible for an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote system under certain conditions. (MFSA 2009-07)

- A vulnerability in Mozilla's garbage collection process could be exploited to run arbitrary code on the remote system. (MFSA 2009-08)

- It may be possible for a website to read arbitrary XML data from another domain by using nsIRDFService and a cross-domain redirect. (MFSA 2009-09)

- Vulnerabilities in the PNG libraries used by Mozilla could be exploited to execute arbitrary code on the remote system. (MFSA 2009-10)

- Certain invisible characters are decoded before being displayed on the location bar. An attacker may be able to exploit this flaw to spoof the location bar and display a link to a malicious URL. (MFSA 2009-11)

Solution

Upgrade to Firefox 3.0.7 or later.

See Also

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2009-07/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2009-08/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2009-09/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2009-10/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2009-11/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 35778

File Name: mozilla_firefox_307.nasl

Version: 1.18

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 3/5/2009

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: 3/4/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0040, CVE-2009-0771, CVE-2009-0772, CVE-2009-0773, CVE-2009-0774, CVE-2009-0775, CVE-2009-0776, CVE-2009-0777

BID: 33990

CWE: 20, 94, 200, 399