Mozilla Firefox < 1.0.0 IMG Tag Multiple Vulnerabilities (deprecated)

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2402


The remote host is missing a critical security patch or upgrade.


The remote host is using Firefox. The remote version of this software contains a security issue that may allow an attacker to determine existence of local files, cause a DoS and steal passwords (Windows only). The security vulnerability is due to the fact that Firefox does not handle correctly &lt;IMG&gt; tags.


Upgrade to Firefox 1.0.0 or higher.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 2402

File Name: 2402.prm

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2004/11/11

Modified: 2016/02/05

Dependencies: 1769

Nessus ID: 15712

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 5.7

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

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


Base Score: 6.3

Temporal Score: 5.8


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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-1316, CVE-2005-0148, CVE-2005-0149, CVE-2005-0141, CVE-2005-0143, CVE-2005-0144, CVE-2005-0145, CVE-2005-0146, CVE-2005-0147, CVE-2005-0150

BID: 12131, 11648, 12407