Firefox < 4 CSS Browser History Disclosure Vulnerability

medium Nessus Plugin ID 57316
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Synopsis

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

Description

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.

Solution

Upgrade to Firefox 4.0 or later.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?15b35e55

http://www.nessus.org/u?86c7721b

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 57316

File Name: mozilla_firefox_40.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 12/15/2011

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: mozilla_org_installed.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 2.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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: 3/22/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/31/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-5074

BID: 51051