Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 10.10 : firefox regression (USN-1149-2)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 55469
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Synopsis

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

Description

USN-1149-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Firefox. Unfortunately, a regression was introduced that prevented cookies from being stored properly when the hostname was a single character. This update fixes the problem. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Multiple memory vulnerabilities were discovered in the browser rendering engine. An attacker could use these to possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking Firefox.
(CVE-2011-2364, CVE-2011-2365, CVE-2011-2374, CVE-2011-2376)

Martin Barbella discovered that under certain conditions, viewing a XUL document while JavaScript was disabled caused deleted memory to be accessed. An attacker could potentially use this to crash Firefox or execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking Firefox. (CVE-2011-2373)

Jordi Chancel discovered a vulnerability on multipart/x-mixed-replace images due to memory corruption.
An attacker could potentially use this to crash Firefox or execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking Firefox. (CVE-2011-2377)

Chris Rohlf and Yan Ivnitskiy discovered an integer overflow vulnerability in JavaScript Arrays. An attacker could potentially use this to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking Firefox. (CVE-2011-2371)

Multiple use-after-free vulnerabilities were discovered. An attacker could potentially use these to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking Firefox.
(CVE-2011-0083, CVE-2011-0085, CVE-2011-2363)

David Chan discovered that cookies did not honor same-origin conventions. This could potentially lead to cookie data being leaked to a third-party. (CVE-2011-2362).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected firefox package.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/1149-2/

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 55469

File Name: ubuntu_USN-1149-2.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/30/2011

Updated: 9/19/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:firefox, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.10

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: 6/29/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/30/2011

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Metasploit (Mozilla Firefox Array.reduceRight() Integer Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0083, CVE-2011-0085, CVE-2011-2362, CVE-2011-2363, CVE-2011-2364, CVE-2011-2365, CVE-2011-2371, CVE-2011-2373, CVE-2011-2374, CVE-2011-2376, CVE-2011-2377

USN: 1149-2