Firefox < 10.0.4 Multiple Vulnerabilities (Mac OS X)

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VPR Score: 8.8

Synopsis

The remote Mac OS X host contains a web browser that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

The installed version of Firefox is earlier than 10.0.4 and thus, is potentially affected by the following security issues :

- An off-by-one error exists in the 'OpenType Sanitizer' which can lead to out-bounds-reads and possible code execution. (CVE-2011-3062)

- Memory safety issues exist that could lead to arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2012-0467)

- A use-after-free error exists related to 'IDBKeyRange' of 'indexedDB'. (CVE-2012-0469)

- Heap-corruption errors exist related to 'gfxImageSurface' which can lead to possible code execution. (CVE-2012-0470)

- A multi-octet encoding issue exists that could allow cross-site scripting attacks as certain octets in multibyte character sets can destroy following octets.
(CVE-2012-0471)

- An error exists in 'WebGLBuffer' that can lead to the reading of illegal video memory. (CVE-2012-0473)

- An unspecified error can allow URL bar spoofing.
(CVE-2012-0474)

- A decoding issue exists related to 'ISO-2022-KR' and 'ISO-2022-CN' character sets which can lead to cross- site scripting attacks. (CVE-2012-0477)
- An error exists related to 'WebGL' and 'texImage2D' that can allow application crashes and possibly code execution when 'JSVAL_TO_OBJECT' is used on ordinary objects. (CVE-2012-0478)

- Address bar spoofing is possible when 'Atom XML' or 'RSS' data is loaded over HTTPS leading to phishing attacks. (CVE-2012-0479)

Solution

Upgrade to Firefox 10.0.4 ESR or later.

See Also

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2012-20/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2012-22/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2012-23/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2012-24/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2012-26/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2012-27/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2012-29/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2012-30/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2012-31/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2012-33/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 58893

File Name: macosx_firefox_10_0_4.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 4/27/2012

Updated: 7/16/2018

Dependencies: macosx_firefox_installed.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 8.8

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:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: MacOSX/Firefox/Installed

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/24/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/24/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3062, CVE-2012-0467, CVE-2012-0469, CVE-2012-0470, CVE-2012-0471, CVE-2012-0473, CVE-2012-0474, CVE-2012-0477, CVE-2012-0478, CVE-2012-0479

BID: 53219, 53220, 53222, 53223, 53224, 53225, 53227, 53228, 53229, 53231