Mozilla Firefox < 50.0 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 94960
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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

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

Description

The version of Mozilla Firefox installed on the remote Windows host is prior to 50.0. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities, the majority of which are remote code execution vulnerabilities. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit these vulnerabilities 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 Mozilla Firefox version 50.0 or later.

See Also

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2016-89/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 94960

File Name: mozilla_firefox_50_0.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 11/18/2016

Updated: 11/14/2019

Dependencies: 20862

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2016-9075

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox

Required KB Items: Mozilla/Firefox/Version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/15/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/15/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5289, CVE-2016-5290, CVE-2016-5291, CVE-2016-5292, CVE-2016-5293, CVE-2016-5294, CVE-2016-5295, CVE-2016-5296, CVE-2016-5297, CVE-2016-9063, CVE-2016-9064, CVE-2016-9066, CVE-2016-9067, CVE-2016-9068, CVE-2016-9069, CVE-2016-9070, CVE-2016-9071, CVE-2016-9072, CVE-2016-9073, CVE-2016-9074, CVE-2016-9075, CVE-2016-9076, CVE-2016-9077

BID: 94335, 94336, 94337, 94339, 94341

MFSA: 2016-89