Firefox < 45 Multiple Vulnerabilities (Mac OS X)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 89873

Synopsis

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

Description

The version of Firefox installed on the remote Mac OS X host is prior to 45. 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 version 45 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/mfsa2016-18/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2016-19/

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/mfsa2016-22/

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/mfsa2016-26/

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/mfsa2016-29/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2016-30/

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

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2016-32/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2016-33/

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/mfsa2016-36/

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

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2016-38/

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 89873

File Name: macosx_firefox_45.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 3/11/2016

Updated: 11/20/2019

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2016-1962

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.4

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox

Required KB Items: MacOSX/Firefox/Installed

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/8/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/8/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1950, CVE-2016-1952, CVE-2016-1953, CVE-2016-1954, CVE-2016-1955, CVE-2016-1956, CVE-2016-1957, CVE-2016-1958, CVE-2016-1959, CVE-2016-1960, CVE-2016-1961, CVE-2016-1962, CVE-2016-1963, CVE-2016-1964, CVE-2016-1965, CVE-2016-1966, CVE-2016-1967, CVE-2016-1968, CVE-2016-1969, CVE-2016-1970, CVE-2016-1971, CVE-2016-1972, CVE-2016-1973, CVE-2016-1974, CVE-2016-1975, CVE-2016-1976, CVE-2016-1977, CVE-2016-1979, 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, 2016-18, 2016-19, 2016-20, 2016-21, 2016-22, 2016-23, 2016-24, 2016-25, 2016-26, 2016-27, 2016-28, 2016-29, 2016-30, 2016-31, 2016-32, 2016-33, 2016-34, 2016-35, 2016-36, 2016-37, 2016-38