Firefox < 17.0.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities (Mac OS X)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 63543
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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 17.0.1 and thus, is potentially affected by the following security issues :

- An unspecified memory corruption issue exists.
(CVE-2013-0749, CVE-2013-0769)

- Multiple, unspecified use-after-free, out-of-bounds read and buffer overflow errors exist. (CVE-2013-0761, CVE-2013-0762, CVE-2013-0763, CVE-2013-0766, CVE-2013-0767, CVE-2013-0771)

Solution

Upgrade to Firefox 17.0.1 / 17.0.1 ESR or later.

See Also

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-01/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-02/

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 63543

File Name: macosx_firefox_17_0_1.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 1/15/2013

Updated: 12/4/2019

Dependencies: macosx_firefox_installed.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2013-0769

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: 1/8/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/8/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0749, CVE-2013-0761, CVE-2013-0762, CVE-2013-0763, CVE-2013-0766, CVE-2013-0767, CVE-2013-0769, CVE-2013-0771

BID: 57193, 57194, 57195, 57196, 57197, 57198, 57203, 57205