Mozilla Firefox 3.0.9 Memory Corruption

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5008

Synopsis

The remote host contains a web browser that is affected by a memory corruption vulnerability.

Description

The installed version of Firefox is 3.0.9. This version is potentially affected by a memory corruption vulnerability. Specifically :

- An error in function '@nsTextFrame: : ClearTextRun()' could corrupt the memory. Successful exploitation of this issue may allow arbitrary code execution on the remote system. (MFSA 2009-23)

Solution

Upgrade to Firefox 3.0.10 or later.

See Also

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-23.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 5008

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2004/08/18

Modified: 2016/03/12

Dependencies: 9131

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 5.2

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/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-2009-1313

BID: 34743