Mozilla Firefox 3.5.x < 3.5.15 Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5690

Synopsis

The remote host has a web browser installed that is vulnerable to a buffer overflow attack.

Description

Versions of Firefox 3.5.x earlier than 3.5.15 are potentially affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability when mixing 'document.write()' and DOM insertions. (MFSA 2010-73)

Solution

Upgrade to Firefox 3.5.15 or later.

See Also

http://www.norman.com/about_norman/press_center/news_archive/2010/129223

http://www.mozilla.org/security/known-vulnerabilities/firefox35.html#firefox3.5.15

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2010/mfsa2010-73.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 5690

File Name: 5690.prm

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2010/10/28

Modified: 2016/03/12

Dependencies: 9131

Nessus ID: 50382

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

Patch Publication Date: 2010/10/27

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/10/26

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Metasploit (Mozilla Firefox Interleaving document.write and appendChild Exploit)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-3765

BID: 44425

OSVDB: 68905