Mozilla Firefox < 6.0 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 6008

Synopsis

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

Description

Versions of Firefox prior to 6.0 are affected by the following security issues :

- A dangling pointer vulnerability exists in an SVG text manipulation routine. (CVE-2011-0084)
- Several memory safety bugs exist in the browser engine that may permit remote code execution. (CVE-2011-2985, CVE-2011-2989, CVE-2011-2991, CVE-2011-2992)
- A cross-origin data theft vulnerability exists when using CANVAS and Windows D2D hardware acceleration. (CVE-2011-2986)
- A heap overflow vulnerability exists in WebGL's ANGLE library. (CVE-2011-2987)
- A buffer overflow vulnerability exists in WebGL when using an overly long shader program. (CVE-2011-2988)
- Two errors exist related to Content Security Policy that can lead to information disclosure. (CVE-2011-2990)
- An unspecified error exists that can allow unsigned JavaScript to call into a signed JAR and inherit the signed JAR's permissions and identity. (CVE-2011-2993)

Solution

Upgrade to Firefox 6.0 or later.

See Also

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2011/mfsa2011-29.html

http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-11-270

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 6008

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2011/08/18

Modified: 2016/11/23

Dependencies: 9131

Nessus ID: 55902

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.1

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox

Patch Publication Date: 2011/08/16

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/08/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0084, CVE-2011-2985, CVE-2011-2986, CVE-2011-2987, CVE-2011-2988, CVE-2011-2989, CVE-2011-2990, CVE-2011-2991, CVE-2011-2992, CVE-2011-2993

BID: 49213, 49214, 49216, 49217, 49218, 49219, 49223, 49224, 49226, 49227, 49239, 49242, 49243, 49245, 49246, 49248