Firefox < 21.0 Multiple Vulnerabilities (Mac OS X)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 66476

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 21.0 and is, therefore, potentially affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- Various memory safety issues exist. (CVE-2013-0801, CVE-2013-1669)

- It is possible to call a content level constructor that allows for the constructor to have chrome privileged access. (CVE-2013-1670)

- An information leakage exists because the file input control has access to the full path. (CVE-2013-1671)

- A local privilege escalation issues exists in the Mozilla Maintenance Service. (CVE-2013-1672)

- The Mozilla Maintenance Service on Windows is vulnerable to a previously fixed privilege escalation attack. Note that new installations of Firefox after version 12 are not affected by this issue. (CVE-2013-1673, CVE-2012-1942)

- A use-after-free vulnerability exists when resizing video while playing. (CVE-2013-1674)

- Some 'DOMSVGZoomEvent' functions are used without being properly initialized, which could lead to information disclosure. (CVE-2013-1675)

- Multiple memory corruption issues exist. (CVE-2013-1676, CVE-2013-1677, CVE-2013-1678, CVE-2013-1679, CVE-2013-1680, CVE-2013-1681)

Solution

Upgrade to Firefox 21.0 or later.

See Also

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-41/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-42/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-43/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-44/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-45/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-46/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-47/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-48/

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 66476

File Name: macosx_firefox_21.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 5/16/2013

Updated: 3/8/2022

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2013-1681

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox

Required KB Items: MacOSX/Firefox/Installed

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/14/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/14/2013

CISA Known Exploited Dates: 3/24/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-1942, CVE-2013-0801, CVE-2013-1669, CVE-2013-1670, CVE-2013-1671, CVE-2013-1672, CVE-2013-1673, CVE-2013-1674, CVE-2013-1675, CVE-2013-1676, CVE-2013-1677, CVE-2013-1678, CVE-2013-1679, CVE-2013-1680, CVE-2013-1681

BID: 53803, 59852, 59855, 59858, 59859, 59860, 59861, 59862, 59863, 59864, 59865, 59868, 59869, 59870, 59872, 59873