Firefox < 30.0 Multiple Vulnerabilities (Mac OS X)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 74437


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


The version of Firefox installed on the remote Mac OS X host is a version prior to version 30.0. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- Memory issues exist that could lead to arbitrary code execution. Note that these issues only affect Firefox 29. (CVE-2014-1533, CVE-2014-1534)

- An out-of-bounds read issue exists in 'PropertyProvider::FindJustificationRange'.

- Use-after-free memory issues exist in 'mozilla::dom::workers::WorkerPrivateParent', 'nsTextEditRules::CreateMozBR', and the SMIL Animation Controller that could lead to code execution.
(CVE-2014-1537, CVE-2014-1538, CVE-2014-1541)

- An issue exists when the cursor is used on an embedded Flash object which can make the cursor invisible and lead to clickjacking attacks. (CVE-2014-1539)

- A use-after-free memory issue exists in the event listener manager. Note that this issue only affects Firefox 29. (CVE-2014-1540)

- A buffer overflow issue exists in the Speex resampler for Web Audio that could lead to code execution.


Upgrade to Firefox 30.0 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 74437

File Name: macosx_firefox_30.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2014/06/11

Updated: 2019/11/26

Dependencies: 55417

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2014-1541

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/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: 2014/06/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/06/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-1533, CVE-2014-1534, CVE-2014-1536, CVE-2014-1537, CVE-2014-1538, CVE-2014-1539, CVE-2014-1540, CVE-2014-1541, CVE-2014-1542

BID: 67964, 67965, 67966, 67967, 67968, 67971, 67976, 67978, 67979