Firefox 3.6.x < 3.6.26 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 57769


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


The installed version of Firefox 3.6.x is earlier than 3.6.26 and is, therefore, potentially affected by the following security issues :

- A use-after-free error exists related to removed nsDOMAttribute child nodes.(CVE-2011-3659)

- The IPv6 literal syntax in web addresses is not being properly enforced. (CVE-2011-3670)

- Various memory safety issues exist. (CVE-2012-0442)

- Memory corruption errors exist related to the decoding of Ogg Vorbis files and processing of malformed XSLT stylesheets. (CVE-2012-0444, CVE-2012-0449)


Upgrade to Firefox 3.6.26 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 57769

File Name: mozilla_firefox_3626.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.20 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2012/02/01

Modified: 2017/06/09

Dependencies: 20862

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/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: 2012/01/31

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/01/31

Exploitable With

CANVAS (White_Phosphorus)

Metasploit (Firefox 8/9 AttributeChildRemoved() Use-After-Free)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3659, CVE-2011-3670, CVE-2012-0442, CVE-2012-0444, CVE-2012-0449

BID: 51753, 51754, 51755, 51756, 51786

OSVDB: 78734, 78736, 78739, 78740, 78774