Firefox < 23.0 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 69269

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VPR Score: 8.9

Synopsis

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

Description

The installed version of Firefox is earlier than 23.0 and is, therefore, potentially affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- Various errors exist that could allow memory corruption conditions. (CVE-2013-1701, CVE-2013-1702)

- Use-after-free errors exist related to DOM modification when using 'SetBody' and generating a 'Certificate Request Message'. (CVE-2013-1704, CVE-2013-1705)

- Errors exist related to the update service and 'maintenanceservice.exe' that could allow buffer overflows when handling unexpectedly long path values.
(CVE-2013-1706, CVE-2013-1707)

- An error exists in the function 'nsCString::CharAt' that could allow application crashes when decoding specially crafted WAV audio files. (CVE-2013-1708)

- Unspecified errors exist related to HTML frames and history handling, 'XrayWrappers', JavaScript URI handling and web workers using 'XMLHttpRequest' that could allow cross-site scripting attacks.
(CVE-2013-1709, CVE-2013-1711, CVE-2013-1713, CVE-2013-1714)

- An unspecified error exists related to generating 'Certificate Request Message Format' (CRMF) requests that could allow cross-site scripting attacks.
(CVE-2013-1710)

- DLL path loading errors exist related to the update service, full installer and the stub installer that could allow execution of arbitrary code.
(CVE-2013-1712, CVE-2013-1715)

- An error exists related to Java applets and 'file:///' URIs that could allow read-only access to arbitrary files. (CVE-2013-1717)

Solution

Upgrade to Firefox 23.0 or later.

See Also

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-63/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-64/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-65/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-66/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-67/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-68/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-69/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-70/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-71/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-72/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-73/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-74/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-75/

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 69269

File Name: mozilla_firefox_23.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2013/08/08

Updated: 2019/11/27

Dependencies: 20862

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

VPR Score: 8.9

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2013-1710

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox

Required KB Items: Mozilla/Firefox/Version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/08/06

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/08/06

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Firefox 5.0 - 15.0.1 __exposedProps__ XCS Code Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1701, CVE-2013-1702, CVE-2013-1704, CVE-2013-1705, CVE-2013-1706, CVE-2013-1707, CVE-2013-1708, CVE-2013-1709, CVE-2013-1710, CVE-2013-1711, CVE-2013-1712, CVE-2013-1713, CVE-2013-1714, CVE-2013-1715, CVE-2013-1717

BID: 61864, 61867, 61869, 61871, 61872, 61873, 61874, 61875, 61876, 61877, 61878, 61882, 61883, 61896, 61900

CWE: 20, 74, 79, 442, 629, 711, 712, 722, 725, 750, 751, 800, 801, 809, 811, 864, 900, 928, 931, 990