FreeBSD : firefox -- integer overflow in createImageBitmap() (5f453b69-abab-4e76-b6e5-2ed0bafcaee3)

High Nessus Plugin ID 97809


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


The Mozilla Foundation reports :

An integer overflow in createImageBitmap() was reported through the Pwn2Own contest. The fix for this vulnerability disables the experimental extensions to the createImageBitmap API. This function runs in the content sandbox, requiring a second vulnerability to compromise a user's computer.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 97809

File Name: freebsd_pkg_5f453b69abab4e76b6e52ed0bafcaee3.nasl

Version: 3.7

Type: local

Published: 2017/03/20

Updated: 2018/11/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:firefox, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2017/03/18

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/03/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5428