Firefox 4.0 < 4.0.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 53595

Synopsis

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

Description

The installed version of Firefox 4.0 is earlier than 4.0.1. As such, it is potentially affected by the following security issues :

- A buffer overflow exists in the WebGLES library.
Additionally, the Windows version was not compiled with ASLR enabled. (CVE-2011-0068)

- Multiple memory safety issues can lead to application crashes and possibly remote code execution.
(CVE-2011-0069, CVE-2011-0070, CVE-2011-0079, CVE-2011-0081)

- An information disclosure vulnerability exists in the 'xsltGenerateIdFunction' function in the included libxslt library. (CVE-2011-1202)

Solution

Upgrade to Firefox 4.0.1 or later.

See Also

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2011-12/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2011-17/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2011-18/

http://www.nessus.org/u?12d3777c

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 53595

File Name: mozilla_firefox_401.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2011/04/29

Updated: 2018/07/16

Dependencies: 20862

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox

Required KB Items: Mozilla/Firefox/Version

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/04/28

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/04/28

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Mozilla Firefox "nsTreeRange" Dangling Pointer Vulnerability)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0068, CVE-2011-0069, CVE-2011-0070, CVE-2011-0079, CVE-2011-0081, CVE-2011-1202

BID: 47641, 47646, 47648, 47651, 47653, 47654, 47655, 47656, 47657, 47659, 47661, 47662, 47663, 47667, 47668

Secunia: 44406