Mozilla Firefox < 3.0.18 / 3.5.8 / 3.6 Multiple Vulnerabilities

medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5342


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


The remote host is running a version of Mozilla Firefox earlier than 3.0.18, 3.5.8, 3.6. Such versions are potentially affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- Several crashes can result in arbitrary code execution. (MFSA 2010-01)
- The implementation of 'Web Workers' contains an error in its handling of array data types when processing posted messages. (MFSA 2010-02)
- The HTML parser incorrectly frees used memory when insufficient space is available to process remaining input. (MFSA 2010-03)
- A cross-site scripting issue due to 'window.dialogArguments' being readable cross-domain. (CVE-2010-04)
- A cross-site scripting issue when using SVG documents and binary Content-Type. (MFSA 2010-05)
- Multiple crashes can result in arbitrary code execution. (MFSA 2010-011)
- A cross-site scripting issue when using 'addEventListener' and 'setTimeout' on a wrapped object. (MFSA 2010-12)
- It is possible to corrupt a user's XUL cache. (MFSA 2010-14)


Upgrade to Mozilla Firefox 3.0.18, 3.5.8, 3.6, or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 5342

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2/18/2010

Updated: 3/6/2019

Nessus ID: 44658, 44659

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

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


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 4.9

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Patch Publication Date: 2/17/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/17/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1571, CVE-2010-0159, CVE-2010-0169, CVE-2010-0171, CVE-2009-3988, CVE-2010-0160, CVE-2010-0162, CVE-2010-0167, CVE-2010-0166, CVE-2010-0165

BID: 38286, 38287, 38285, 38288, 38289, 38944, 38922, 38939, 38946