Firefox < 20 Multiple Vulnerabilities (Mac OS X)

High Nessus Plugin ID 65802

Synopsis

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

Description

The installed version of Firefox is earlier than 20 and thus is potentially affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- Various memory safety issues exist. (CVE-2013-0788, CVE-2013-0789)

- An out-of-bounds memory read error exists related to 'CERT_DecodeCertPackage' and certificate decoding.
(CVE-2013-0791)

- A memory corruption error exists related to PNG image files when 'gfx.color_management.enablev4' is manually enabled in the application's configuration.
(CVE-2013-0792)

- An error exists related to navigation, history and improper 'baseURI' property values that could allow cross-site scripting attacks. (CVE-2013-0793)

- An error exists related to tab-modal dialog boxes that could be used in phishing attacks. (CVE-2013-0794)

- An error exists related to 'cloneNode' that can allow 'System Only Wrapper' (SOW) to be bypassed, thus violating the same origin policy and possibly leading to privilege escalation and code execution.
(CVE-2013-0795)

- An out-of-bounds write error exists related to the Cairo graphics library. (CVE-2013-0800)

Solution

Upgrade to Firefox 20 or later.

See Also

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-30/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-31/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-36/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-37/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-38/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-39/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-40/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 65802

File Name: macosx_firefox_20.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2013/04/04

Updated: 2018/07/14

Dependencies: 55417

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox

Required KB Items: MacOSX/Firefox/Installed

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/04/02

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/04/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0788, CVE-2013-0789, CVE-2013-0791, CVE-2013-0792, CVE-2013-0793, CVE-2013-0794, CVE-2013-0795, CVE-2013-0800

BID: 58819, 58821, 58825, 58826, 58828, 58835, 58836, 58837