Firefox ESR 17.x < 17.0.3 Multiple Vulnerabilities (Mac OS X)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 64718
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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

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

Description

The installed version of Firefox ESR 17.x is potentially affected by the following security issues :

- Numerous memory safety errors exist. (CVE-2013-0783)

- An error exists related to Chrome Object Wrappers (COW) or System Only Wrappers (SOW) that could allow security bypass. (CVE-2013-0773)

- The file system location of the active browser profile could be disclosed and used in further attacks.
(CVE-2013-0774)

- A use-after-free error exists in the function 'nsImageLoadingContent'. (CVE-2013-0775)

- Spoofing HTTPS URLs is possible due to an error related to proxy '407' responses and embedded script code.
(CVE-2013-0776)

- A heap-based use-after-free error exists in the function 'nsOverflowContinuationTracker::Finish'. (CVE-2013-0780)

- A heap-based buffer overflow error exists in the function 'nsSaveAsCharset::DoCharsetConversion'.
(CVE-2013-0782)

Solution

Upgrade to Firefox 17.0.3 ESR or later.

See Also

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-21/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-24/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-25/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-26/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-27/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-28/

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 64718

File Name: macosx_firefox_17_0_3_esr.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2/20/2013

Updated: 12/4/2019

Dependencies: 55417

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2013-0783

CVSS v2.0

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_esr

Required KB Items: MacOSX/Firefox/Installed

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/19/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/19/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0773, CVE-2013-0774, CVE-2013-0775, CVE-2013-0776, CVE-2013-0780, CVE-2013-0782, CVE-2013-0783

BID: 58037, 58038, 58041, 58042, 58043, 58044, 58047