Firefox < 4 CSS Browser History Disclosure Vulnerability

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 57316


The remote Windows host contains a web browser that is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability.


The installed version of Firefox 3 is potentially affected by an information disclosure vulnerability.

The JavaScript function 'getComputedStyle', and functions like it, can be used in a timing attack to determine if a browser has visited links on the page.


Upgrade to Firefox 4.0 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 57316

File Name: mozilla_firefox_40.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2011/12/15

Modified: 2017/06/09

Dependencies: 20862

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox

Required KB Items: Mozilla/Firefox/Version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/03/22

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/03/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-5074

BID: 51051

OSVDB: 77609