Firefox < 3.0.13 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 40478
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Synopsis

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

Description

The installed version of Firefox is earlier than 3.0.13. Such versions are potentially affected by the following security issues :

- The browser can be fooled into trusting a malicious SSL server certificate with a null character in the host name.
(MFSA 2009-42)

- A heap overflow in the code that handles regular expressions in certificate names can lead to arbitrary code execution. (MFSA 2009-43)

- The location bar and SSL indicators can be spoofed by calling window.open() on an invalid URL. A remote attacker could use this to perform a phishing attack.
(MFSA 2009-44)

- Unspecified JavaScript-related vulnerabilities can lead to memory corruption, and possibly arbitrary execution of code. (MFSA 2009-45)

Solution

Upgrade to Firefox 3.0.13 or later.

See Also

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2009-42/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2009-43/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2009-44/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2009-45/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 40478

File Name: mozilla_firefox_3013.nasl

Version: 1.20

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 8/4/2009

Updated: 7/16/2018

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox

Required KB Items: Mozilla/Firefox/Version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/1/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2404, CVE-2009-2408, CVE-2009-2654, CVE-2009-2662, CVE-2009-2663, CVE-2009-2664

BID: 35803, 35888, 35891, 35927, 36018

Secunia: 36001, 36088

CWE: 20, 119, 310, 399