Firefox 3.6.x < 3.6.24 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 56750
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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

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

Description

The installed version of Firefox 3.6.x is earlier than 3.6.24 and is potentially affected by the following vulnerabilities:

- There is an error within the JSSubScriptLoader that incorrectly unwraps 'XPCNativeWrappers'. By tricking a user into installing a malicious plug-in, an attacker could exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2011-3647)

- Certain invalid sequences are not handled properly in 'Shift-JIS' encoding and can allow cross-site scripting attacks. (CVE-2011-3648)

- Profiling JavaScript files with many functions can cause the application to crash. It may be possible to trigger this behavior even when the debugging APIs are not being used. (CVE-2011-3650)

Solution

Upgrade to Firefox 3.6.24 or later.

See Also

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2011-46/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2011-47/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2011-49/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 56750

File Name: mozilla_firefox_3624.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 11/9/2011

Updated: 7/16/2018

Dependencies: 20862

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox

Required KB Items: Mozilla/Firefox/Version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/8/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/8/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3647, CVE-2011-3648, CVE-2011-3650

BID: 50589, 50593, 50595