Mozilla Firefox < 1.7.2 Non-FQDN SSL Certificate Spoofing

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1771

Synopsis

The remote host has a web browser installed that is vulnerable to certificate spoofing attacks.

Description

Versions of Mozilla Firefox prior to 1.7.2 are vulnerable to a SSL spoofing issue that may allow a rogue web server to spoof a trusted certificate from a third party web site using non-fully qualified domain name.

Solution

Upgrade to version 1.7.2 or higher.

See Also

http://www.mozilla.org/security

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 1771

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2018/09/16

Dependencies: 9131

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSSv3

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 7.1

Vector: CVSS3#AV:A/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0765, CVE-2004-0597, CVE-2004-0599, CVE-2004-0718, CVE-2004-0722, CVE-2004-0757, CVE-2004-0758, CVE-2004-0759, CVE-2004-0760, CVE-2004-0762, CVE-2004-0763, CVE-2004-0764, CVE-2005-0399, CVE-2005-0989, CVE-2005-1153, CVE-2005-1154, CVE-2005-1155, CVE-2005-1156, CVE-2005-1157, CVE-2005-1159, CVE-2005-1160, CVE-2005-1476, CVE-2005-1477, CVE-2005-1531, CVE-2005-1532, CVE-2005-2701, CVE-2005-2702, CVE-2005-2703, CVE-2005-2704, CVE-2005-2705, CVE-2005-2706, CVE-2005-2707, CVE-2005-2968, CVE-2004-0761

BID: 15495, 10876