Firefox < 3.0.18 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 44658

Synopsis

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

Description

The installed version of Firefox is earlier than 3.0.18. Such versions are potentially affected by the following security issues :

- Multiple crashes can result in arbitrary code execution.
(MFSA 2010-01)

- The implementation of 'Web Workers' contained an error in its handling of array data types when processing posted messages. (MFSA 2010-02)

- The HTML parser incorrectly frees used memory when insufficient space is available to process remaining input. (MFSA 2010-03)

- A cross-site scripting exists issue due to 'window.dialogArguments' being readable cross-domain.
(MFSA 2010-04)

- A cross-site scripting issue exists when using SVG documents and binary Content-Type. (MFSA 2010-05)

- Multiple crashes can result in arbitrary code execution.
(MFSA 2010-11)

- A cross-site scripting issue when using 'addEventListener' and 'setTimeout' on a wrapped object.
(MFSA 2010-12)

- It is possible to corrupt a user's XUL cache. (MFSA 2010-14)

Solution

Upgrade to Firefox 3.0.18 or later.

See Also

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2010-01/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2010-02/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2010-03/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2010-04/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2010-05/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2010-11/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2010-12/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2010-14/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 44658

File Name: mozilla_firefox_3018.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2010/02/18

Updated: 2018/07/16

Dependencies: 20862

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

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:/a:mozilla:firefox

Required KB Items: Mozilla/Firefox/Version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2010/02/17

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/02/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1571, CVE-2009-3988, CVE-2010-0159, CVE-2010-0160, CVE-2010-0162, CVE-2010-0165, CVE-2010-0167, CVE-2010-0169, CVE-2010-0171

BID: 38285, 38286, 38287, 38288, 38289, 38922, 38939, 38944, 38946

Secunia: 37242

CWE: 79, 94, 264, 399