Ubuntu 9.10 : Multiple Xulrunner 1.9.1 vulnerabilities (USN-1123-1)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 55083
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Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description

A large number of security issues were discovered in the Gecko rendering engine. If a user were tricked into viewing a malicious website, a remote attacker could exploit a variety of issues related to web browser security, including cross-site scripting attacks, denial of service attacks, and arbitrary code execution.

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Solution

Update the affected xulrunner-1.9.1 package.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/1123-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 55083

File Name: ubuntu_USN-1123-1.nasl

Version: 1.24

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/13/2011

Updated: 9/19/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:xulrunner-1.9.1, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:9.10

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/29/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/28/2010

Exploitable With

CANVAS (White_Phosphorus)

Core Impact

Metasploit (Mozilla Firefox "nsTreeRange" Dangling Pointer Vulnerability)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-1585, CVE-2010-3776, CVE-2010-3778, CVE-2011-0051, CVE-2011-0053, CVE-2011-0054, CVE-2011-0055, CVE-2011-0056, CVE-2011-0057, CVE-2011-0058, CVE-2011-0059, CVE-2011-0062, CVE-2011-0065, CVE-2011-0066, CVE-2011-0067, CVE-2011-0069, CVE-2011-0070, CVE-2011-0071, CVE-2011-0072, CVE-2011-0073, CVE-2011-0074, CVE-2011-0075, CVE-2011-0077, CVE-2011-0078, CVE-2011-0080, CVE-2011-1202

BID: 45344, 45347, 46643, 46645, 46647, 46648, 46650, 46652, 46660, 46661, 46663

USN: 1123-1