Mozilla Firefox < 3.5.2/3.0.12 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5114

Synopsis

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

Description

The installed version of Mozilla Firefox is earlier than 3.5.2/3.0.12. Such versions are potentially affected by multiple issues :

- A denial-of-service vulnerability when Firefox receives a reply from a SOCKS5 proxy which contains a DNS name longer than 15 characters. (CVE-2009-2470)
- Multiple flaws exist in the 'libvorbis' library could lead to remote code execution. (CVE-2009-2663)

Solution

Upgrade to Mozilla Firefox 3.5.2/3.0.12 or later.

See Also

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-44.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-45.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-46.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-47.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-38.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 5114

File Name: 5114.prm

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2009/08/04

Modified: 2016/11/23

Dependencies: 9131

Nessus ID: 40478, 40479

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 5.1

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/08/03

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/07/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2470, CVE-2009-2663

BID: 35925, 36018