Firefox 3.6.x < 3.6.26 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 57769

Synopsis

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

Description

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)

Solution

Upgrade to Firefox 3.6.26 or later.

See Also

https://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-12-059/

http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-12-110/

http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc3986.txt

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2012-01/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2012-02/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2012-04/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2012-07/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2012-08/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 57769

File Name: mozilla_firefox_3626.nasl

Version: 1.22

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2/1/2012

Updated: 11/15/2018

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/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: 1/31/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/31/2012

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