Firefox 3.6 < 3.6.24 Multiple Vulnerabilities (Mac OS X)

high Nessus Plugin ID 56755
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Synopsis

The remote Mac OS X host contains a web browser that is potentially affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

The installed version of Firefox 3.6 is earlier than 3.6.24. Such versions are potentially affected by the following security issues :

- 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, which 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: 56755

File Name: macosx_firefox_3_6_24.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 11/9/2011

Updated: 7/14/2018

Dependencies: macosx_firefox_installed.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

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: MacOSX/Firefox/Installed

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

CWE: 20, 74, 79, 442, 629, 711, 712, 722, 725, 750, 751, 800, 801, 809, 811, 864, 900, 928, 931, 990