Firefox < 3.0.8 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 36045
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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 is earlier than 3.0.8. Such versions are potentially affected by the following security issues :

- An XSL transformation vulnerability can be leveraged with a specially crafted stylesheet to crash the browser or to execute arbitrary code. (MFSA 2009-12)

- An error in the XUL tree method '_moveToEdgeShift()' can be leveraged to trigger garbage collection routines on objects that are still in use, leading to a browser crash and possibly execution of arbitrary code. (MFSA 2009-13)

Solution

Upgrade to Firefox 3.0.8 or later.

See Also

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2009-12/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2009-13/

http://www.nessus.org/u?e8f5e612

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 36045

File Name: mozilla_firefox_308.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 3/30/2009

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: mozilla_org_installed.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: Mozilla/Firefox/Version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/27/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1044, CVE-2009-1169

BID: 34235, 34181

CWE: 399