Firefox 3.6 < 3.6.26 Multiple Vulnerabilities (Mac OS X)

High Nessus Plugin ID 57774

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 3.6.26. Such versions are potentially affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- 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

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/

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

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 57774

File Name: macosx_firefox_3_6_26.nasl

Version: 1.21

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2012/02/01

Updated: 2018/07/14

Dependencies: 55417

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox

Required KB Items: MacOSX/Firefox/Installed

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