Firefox < 16.0.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities (Mac OS X)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 62585
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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 16.0.1 and is therefore potentially affected by the following security issues :

- An unspecified error related to the WebSockets implementation and the function 'mozilla::net::FailDelayManager::Lookup' can allow application crashes and potentially, arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2012-4191)

- An unspecified error exists that can allow attackers to bypass the 'Same Origin Policy' and access the 'Location' object. (CVE-2012-4192)

- An error exists related to 'security wrappers' and the function 'defaultValue()' that can allow cross-site scripting attacks. (CVE-2012-4193)

Solution

Upgrade to Firefox 16.0.1 or later.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?8993e6b4

http://www.nessus.org/u?dc43f3c3

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2012-88/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2012-89/

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 62585

File Name: macosx_firefox_16_0_1.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 10/17/2012

Updated: 12/4/2019

Dependencies: macosx_firefox_installed.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2012-4191

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox

Required KB Items: MacOSX/Firefox/Installed

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/11/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/10/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-4191, CVE-2012-4192, CVE-2012-4193

BID: 56153, 56154, 56155

CWE: 20, 74, 79, 442, 629, 711, 712, 722, 725, 750, 751, 800, 801, 809, 811, 864, 900, 928, 931, 990