Firefox ESR 24.x < 24.8 Multiple Vulnerabilities (Mac OS X)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 77493
SynopsisThe remote Mac OS X host contains a web browser that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.
DescriptionThe version of Firefox ESR 24.x installed on the remote host is prior to 24.8. It is, therefore, affected by the following vulnerabilities :
- Multiple memory safety flaws exist within the browser engine. Exploiting these, an attacker can cause a denial of service or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2014-1562)
- A use-after-free vulnerability exists due to improper handling of text layout in directionality resolution.
A remote attacker can exploit this to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2014-1567)
SolutionUpgrade to Firefox ESR 24.8 or later.