Mozilla Firefox 1.5.x < 1.5.0.6 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3724

Synopsis

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

Description

Versions of Mozilla Firefox 1.5.x prior to 1.5.0.6 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.

Solution

Upgrade to version 1.5.0.6 or higher.

See Also

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-44.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 3724

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2006/08/14

Modified: 2016/03/12

Dependencies: 9131

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.5

Vector: CVSS3#AV:A/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

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