Firefox ESR < 38.7 Multiple Vulnerabilities (Mac OS X)

High Nessus Plugin ID 89872

Synopsis

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

Description

The version of Firefox ESR installed on the remote Mac OS X host is prior to 38.7. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities, the majority of which are remote code execution vulnerabilities. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit these issues by convincing a user to visit a specially crafted website, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code in the context of the current user.

Solution

Upgrade to Firefox ESR version 38.7 or later.

See Also

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2016-16/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2016-17/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2016-20/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2016-21/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2016-23/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2016-24/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2016-25/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2016-27/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2016-28/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2016-31/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2016-34/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2016-35/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2016-37/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 89872

File Name: macosx_firefox_38_7_esr.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2016/03/11

Updated: 2018/07/14

Dependencies: 55417

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

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:H/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox_esr

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/03/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/03/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1950, CVE-2016-1952, CVE-2016-1954, CVE-2016-1957, CVE-2016-1958, CVE-2016-1960, CVE-2016-1961, CVE-2016-1962, CVE-2016-1964, CVE-2016-1965, CVE-2016-1966, CVE-2016-1974, CVE-2016-1977, CVE-2016-2790, CVE-2016-2791, CVE-2016-2792, CVE-2016-2793, CVE-2016-2794, CVE-2016-2795, CVE-2016-2796, CVE-2016-2797, CVE-2016-2798, CVE-2016-2799, CVE-2016-2800, CVE-2016-2801, CVE-2016-2802

MFSA: 2016-16, 2016-17, 2016-20, 2016-21, 2016-23, 2016-24, 2016-25, 2016-27, 2016-28, 2016-31, 2016-34, 2016-35, 2016-37