Mozilla Firefox < 2.0.0.6 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4151

Synopsis

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

Description

The installed version of Firefox allows unescaped URIs to be passed to external programs, may lead to execution of arbitrary code on the affected host subject to the user's privileges, and could also allow privilege escalation attacks against addons that create 'about:blank' windows and populate them in certain ways.

Solution

Upgrade to version 2.0.0.6 or higher.

See Also

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2007/mfsa2007-27.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2007/mfsa2007-26.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 4151

File Name: 4151.prm

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2007/07/31

Modified: 2016/11/23

Dependencies: 9131

Nessus ID: 25820

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5.4

Temporal Score: 4.5

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-3844

BID: 25142

OSVDB: 38026, 38031, 41090, 41188