Mozilla Firefox < 2.0.0.14 Javascript Garbage Collection DoS

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4473

Synopsis

The remote Windows host contains a web browser that may allow arbitrary code execution.

Description

The installed version of Firefox contains a stability problem that could result in a crash during Javascript garbage collection. Although there are no examples of this extending beyond a crash, similar issues in the past have been shown to allow arbitrary code execution.

Solution

Upgrade to version 2.0.0.14 or higher.

See Also

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-20.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 4473

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2008/04/17

Modified: 2016/03/12

Dependencies: 9131

Nessus ID: 31864

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-2008-1380

BID: 28818