Firefox 3.5.x < 3.5.4 Multiple Vulnerabilities

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VPR Score: 7.4

Synopsis

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

Description

The installed version of Firefox 3.5 is earlier than 3.5.4. Such versions are potentially affected by the following security issues :

- It may be possible for a malicious web page to steal form history. (MFSA 2009-52)

- By predicting the filename of an already downloaded file in the downloads directory, a local attacker may be able to trick the browser into opening an incorrect file. (MFSA 2009-53)

- Recursive creation of JavaScript web-workers could crash the browser or allow execution of arbitrary code on the remote system.
(MFSA 2009-54)

- Provided the browser is configured to use Proxy Auto-configuration it may be possible for an attacker to crash the browser or execute arbitrary code. (MFSA 2009-55)

- Mozilla's GIF image parser is affected by a heap-based buffer overflow. (MFSA 2009-56)

- A vulnerability in XPCOM utility 'XPCVariant::VariantDataToJS' could allow executing arbitrary JavaScript code with chrome privileges. (MFSA 2009-57)

- A vulnerability in Mozilla's string to floating point number conversion routine could allow arbitrary code execution on the remote system. (MFSA 2009-59)

- It may be possible to read text from a web page using JavaScript function 'document.getSelection() from a different domain. (MFSA 2009-61)

- If a file contains right-to-left override character (RTL) in the filename it may be possible for an attacker to obfuscate the filename and extension of the file being downloaded. (MFSA 2009-62)

- Multiple memory safety bugs in media libraries could potentially allow arbitrary code execution.
(MFSA 2009-63)

- Multiple memory corruption vulnerabilities could potentially allow arbitrary code execution.
(MFSA 2009-64)

Solution

Upgrade to Firefox 3.5.4 or later.

See Also

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2009-52/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2009-53/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2009-54/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2009-55/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2009-56/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2009-57/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2009-59/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2009-61/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2009-62/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2009-63/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2009-64/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 42306

File Name: mozilla_firefox_354.nasl

Version: 1.23

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 10/29/2009

Updated: 7/16/2018

Dependencies: mozilla_org_installed.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 7.4

CVSS v2.0

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: 10/27/2009

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/27/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0689, CVE-2009-3370, CVE-2009-3371, CVE-2009-3372, CVE-2009-3373, CVE-2009-3374, CVE-2009-3375, CVE-2009-3376, CVE-2009-3377, CVE-2009-3378, CVE-2009-3379, CVE-2009-3380, CVE-2009-3381, CVE-2009-3382, CVE-2009-3383

BID: 36851, 36853, 36854, 36855, 36856, 36857, 36858, 36866, 36867, 36869, 36870, 36871, 36872, 36873, 36875

Secunia: 36649, 36711

CWE: 16, 119, 264, 399