Mozilla Firefox 1.5.x < Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3724


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


Versions of Mozilla Firefox 1.5.x prior to are affected by a flaw that could lead to a Denial of Service (DoS) condition within the browser. In addition, the version of Firefox is reported vulnerable to a buffer overflow when processing malformed XML documents. An attacker exploiting either of these flaws would need to be able to convince a user to visit a malicious URI.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 3724

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2006/08/14

Modified: 2016/03/12

Dependencies: 9131

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.4

Temporal Score: 4.2

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

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


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.5


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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-4253

BID: 19488, 19534