Mozilla Firefox < 2.0.0.10 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4296

Synopsis

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

Description

The installed version of Firefox is affected by various security issues :

- Three bugs that can result in crashes with traces of memory corruption
- A cross-site scripting vulnerability involving support for the 'jar:' URI scheme
- A timing issue when setting the 'window.location' property that could be leveraged to conduct cross-site request forgery attacks.

Solution

Upgrade to version 2.0.0.10 or higher.

See Also

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2007/mfsa2007-37.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2007/mfsa2007-38.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2007/mfsa2007-39.html

http://www.mozilla.org

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 4296

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2007/11/27

Modified: 2016/11/23

Dependencies: 9131

Nessus ID: 28329

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 4.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-5947, CVE-2007-5959, CVE-2007-5960

BID: 26589, 26593