Mozilla Firefox < 1.0.4 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2887

Synopsis

The remote host has a web browser installed that is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.

Description

Versions of Mozilla Firefox prior to 1.0.4 are prone to a remote exploit which stems from the 'install()' method. Specifically, an attacker can pass JavaScript to the 'install()' method which would then be executed within the client browser. An attacker exploiting this flaw would only need to be able to entice a user into browsing to a malicious website. Successful exploitation would result in the client browser executing arbitrary code that could impact the confidentiality and integrity of the remote machine.

Solution

Upgrade to version 1.0.4 or higher.

See Also

http://www.mozilla.org

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2005/mfsa2005-43.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2005/mfsa2005-44.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2005/mfsa2005-42.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 2887

Family: Web Clients

Published: 5/10/2005

Updated: 3/6/2019

Nessus ID: 18243

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 7.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Reference Information

CVE: 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-2004-0761, CVE-2004-0762, CVE-2004-0763, CVE-2004-0764, 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-2005-0399, 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

BID: 15495, 13544, 13641, 13645