Mozilla Firefox < 1.7.12 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3238

Synopsis

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

Description

Versions of Mozilla Firefox prior to 1.7.12 are affected by various security issues, several of which are critical as they can be easily exploited to execute arbitrary shell code on the remote host.

Solution

Upgrade to Firefox 1.7.12 or later.

See Also

http://security-protocols.com/advisory/sp-x17-advisory.txt

http://www.mozilla.org/security/idn.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2005/mfsa2005-58.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/mfsa2005-58.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 3238

Family: Web Clients

Published: 9/23/2005

Updated: 3/6/2019

Nessus ID: 19718

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-2005-2871, 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-2005-3089, CVE-2005-2602

BID: 15495, 14916, 14917, 14918, 14919, 14920, 14921, 14923, 14924, 14526, 14784