Firefox < 24.0 Multiple Vulnerabilities (Mac OS X)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 69989
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VPR Score: 6.6

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

- Memory issues exist in the browser engine that could allow for denial of service or arbitrary code execution.
(CVE-2013-1718, CVE-2013-1719)

- The HTML5 Tree Builder does not properly maintain states, which could result in a denial of service or possible arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2013-1720)

- The ANGLE library is vulnerable to an integer overflow, which could result in a denial of service or arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2013-1721)

- Multiple use-after-free problems exist, which could result in denial of service attacks or arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2013-1722, CVE-2013-1724, CVE-2013-1735, CVE-2013-1736, CVE-2013-1738)

- The NativeKey widget does not properly terminate key messages, possibly leading to a denial of service attack.
(CVE-2013-1723)

- Incorrect scope handling for JavaScript objects with compartments can result in denial of service or possibly arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2013-1725)

- Local users can gain the same privileges as the Mozilla Updater because the application does not ensure exclusive access to the update file. An attacker can exploit this by inserting a malicious file into the update file. (CVE-2013-1726)

- Sensitive information can be obtained via unspecified vectors because the IonMonkey JavaScript does not properly initialize memory. (CVE-2013-1728)

- A JavaScript compartment mismatch can result in a denial of service or arbitrary code execution. Versions of Firefox 20 or greater are not susceptible to the arbitrary code execution mentioned above.
(CVE-2013-1730)

- A buffer overflow is possible because of an issue with multi-column layouts. (CVE-2013-1732)

- An object is not properly identified during use of user-defined getter methods on DOM proxies. This can result in access restrictions being bypassed.
(CVE-2013-1737)

- An issue in the NVIDIA OS X graphic drivers allows the user's desktop to be viewed by web content, potentially exposing sensitive information. (CVE-2013-1729)

Solution

Upgrade to Firefox 24.0 or later.

See Also

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-76/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-77/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-79/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-80/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-81/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-82/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-83/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-85/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-88/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-89/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-90/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-91/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-92/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-78/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-86/

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 69989

File Name: macosx_firefox_24.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 9/19/2013

Updated: 11/27/2019

Dependencies: macosx_firefox_installed.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

VPR Score: 6.6

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2013-1736

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:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: MacOSX/Firefox/Installed

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/17/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/17/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1718, CVE-2013-1722, CVE-2013-1725, CVE-2013-1730, CVE-2013-1732, CVE-2013-1735, CVE-2013-1736, CVE-2013-1737, CVE-2013-1720, CVE-2013-1721, CVE-2013-1724, CVE-2013-1728, CVE-2013-1738, CVE-2013-1719, CVE-2013-1723, CVE-2013-1726, CVE-2013-1729

BID: 62463, 62467, 62478, 62479, 62464, 62465, 62466, 62468, 62470, 62460, 62473, 62469, 62475, 62462, 62472, 62474, 62482