Firefox < 41 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 86071

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VPR Score: 6.7

Synopsis

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

Description

The version of Firefox installed on the remote Windows host is prior to 41. It is, therefore, affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- Multiple unspecified memory corruption issues exist due to improper validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker can exploit these issues to corrupt memory and execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-4500)

- Multiple unspecified memory corruption issues exist due to improper validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker can exploit these issues to corrupt memory and execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-4501)

- A flaw exists that allows scripted proxies to access the inner window. (CVE-2015-4502)

- An out-of-bounds read issue exists in TCPSocket.js related to the sending of strings over TCPSocket. A remote attacker can exploit this disclose memory contents. (CVE-2015-4503)

- An out-of-bounds read error exists in the QCMS color management library that is triggered when manipulating an image with specific attributes in its ICC V4 profile.
A remote attacker can exploit this to cause a denial of service condition or to disclose sensitive information.
(CVE-2015-4504)

- A flaw exists in the Mozilla updater that allows a local attacker to replace arbitrary files on the system, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code.
(CVE-2015-4505)

- A buffer overflow condition exists in the libvpx component when parsing vp9 format video. A remote attacker can exploit this, via a specially crafted vp9 format video, to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-4506)

- A flaw exists in the debugger API that is triggered when using the debugger with SavedStacks in JavaScript. An attacker can exploit this to cause a denial of service condition. (CVE-2015-4507)

- A flaw exists in reader mode that allows an attacker to spoof the URL displayed in the address bar.
(CVE-2015-4508)

- A user-after-free error exists when manipulating HTML media elements on a page during script manipulation of the URI table of these elements. An attacker can exploit this to cause a denial of service condition.
(CVE-2015-4509)

- A use-after-free error exists when using a shared worker with IndexedDB due to a race condition with the worker.
A remote attacker can exploit this, via specially crafted content, to cause a denial of service condition.
(CVE-2015-4510)

- A buffer overflow condition exists in the nestegg library when decoding a WebM format video with maliciously formatted headers. An attacker can exploit this to cause a denial of service condition or the execution of arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-4511)

- An out-of-bounds read error exists during 2D canvas rendering due to an issue in the cairo graphics library.
An attacker can exploit this to read random memory, resulting in the disclosure of sensitive information.
(CVE-2015-4512)

- A security bypass vulnerability exists due to a flaw in Gecko's implementation of the ECMAScript 5 API. An attacker can exploit this to run web content in a privileged context, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-4516)

- A memory corruption issue exists in NetworkUtils.cpp. An attacker can potentially exploit this issue to cause a denial of service condition or to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-4517)

- An information disclosure vulnerability exists due to a flaw that occurs when a previously loaded image on a page is dropped into content after a redirect, resulting in the redirected URL being available to scripts.
(CVE-2015-4519)

- Multiple security bypass vulnerabilities exist due to errors in the handling of CORS preflight request headers. (CVE-2015-4520)

- A memory corruption issue exists in the ConvertDialogOptions() function. An attacker can potentially exploit this issue to cause a denial of service condition or to execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2015-4521)

- An overflow condition exists in the GetMaxLength() function. An attacker can potentially exploit this to cause a denial of service condition or to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-4522)

- An overflow condition exists in the GrowBy() function.
An attacker can potentially exploit this to cause a denial of service condition or to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-7174)

- An overflow condition exists in the AddText() function.
An attacker can potentially exploit this to cause a denial of service condition or to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-7175)

- A stack overflow condition exists in the AnimationThread() function due to a bad sscanf argument. An attacker can potentially exploit this to cause a denial of service condition or to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-7176)

- A memory corruption issue exists in the InitTextures() function. An attacker can potentially exploit this issue to cause a denial of service condition or to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-7177)

- An out-of-bounds memory error exists in the linkAttributes() function when manipulating shaders. An attacker can potentially exploit this issue to cause a denial of service condition or to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-7178)

- An overflow condition exists in the reserveVertexSpace() function due to an insufficient allocation of memory for a shader attribute array. An attacker can potentially exploit this issue to cause a denial of service condition or to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-7179)

- A memory corruption issue exists in ReadbackResultWriterD3D11::Run due to mishandling of the return status. An attacker can potentially exploit this issue to cause a denial of service condition or to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-7180)

- An unspecified flaw exists in the nsPerformance::Now() function in dom/base/nsPerformance.cpp that allows an attacker to use a side-channel attack to disclose sensitive information. (CVE-2015-7327)

Solution

Upgrade to Firefox 41 or later.

See Also

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2015-96/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2015-98/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2015-97/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2015-100/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2015-101/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2015-102/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2015-103/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2015-104/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2015-105/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2015-106/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2015-107/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2015-108/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2015-109/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2015-110/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2015-111/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2015-112/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2015-113/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2015-114/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 86071

File Name: mozilla_firefox_41_0_0.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2015/09/22

Updated: 2018/07/16

Dependencies: 20862

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/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: Mozilla/Firefox/Version

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/09/22

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/09/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-4500, CVE-2015-4501, CVE-2015-4502, CVE-2015-4503, CVE-2015-4504, CVE-2015-4505, CVE-2015-4506, CVE-2015-4507, CVE-2015-4508, CVE-2015-4509, CVE-2015-4510, CVE-2015-4511, CVE-2015-4512, CVE-2015-4516, CVE-2015-4517, CVE-2015-4519, CVE-2015-4520, CVE-2015-4521, CVE-2015-4522, CVE-2015-7174, CVE-2015-7175, CVE-2015-7176, CVE-2015-7177, CVE-2015-7178, CVE-2015-7179, CVE-2015-7180, CVE-2015-7327