Mozilla Firefox < 1.7.12 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium 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: Medium

ID: 3238

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2005/09/23

Modified: 2018/09/16

Dependencies: 9131

Nessus ID: 19718

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-2005-2871, 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-2005-0399, 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-2005-2968, CVE-2005-3089, CVE-2005-2701, CVE-2005-2702, CVE-2005-2703, CVE-2005-2704, CVE-2005-2705, CVE-2005-2706, CVE-2005-2707, CVE-2005-2602

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