Firefox ESR 17.x < 17.0.6 Multiple Vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Plugin ID 66479
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Synopsis

The remote Windows host contains a web browser that is potentially affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

The installed version of Firefox ESR 17.x is earlier than 17.0.6, and is, therefore, potentially affected by the following vulnerabilities :

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

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

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

- 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 17.0.6 ESR 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/mfsa2013-44/

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: 66479

File Name: mozilla_firefox_1706_esr.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 5/16/2013

Updated: 11/27/2019

Dependencies: mozilla_org_installed.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2013-1681

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: Mozilla/Firefox/Version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/14/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/14/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0801, CVE-2013-1670, CVE-2013-1672, 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: 59855, 59858, 59859, 59860, 59861, 59862, 59863, 59864, 59865, 59868, 59872