Firefox ESR 24.x < 24.8 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 77498


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


The 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)


Upgrade to Firefox ESR 24.8 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 77498

File Name: mozilla_firefox_24_8_esr.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2014/09/03

Modified: 2014/10/15

Dependencies: 20862

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox_esr

Required KB Items: Mozilla/Firefox/Version

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/09/02

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/09/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-1562, CVE-2014-1567

BID: 69519, 69520