Mozilla Firefox 10.x < 10.0.2 'png_decompress_chunk' Integer Overflow

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 6325

Synopsis

The remote host has a web browser installed that is affected by an integer overflow vulnerability.

Description

Versions of Firefox 10.x prior to 10.0.2 are affected by an integer overflow vulnerability. An integer overflow error exists in 'libpng', a library used by this application. When decompressing certain PNG image files, this error can allow a heap-based buffer overflow which can crash the application or potentially allow code execution.

Solution

Upgrade to Firefox 10.0.2 or later.

See Also

http://www.mozilla.org/security/known-vulnerabilities/firefox.html#firefox10.0.2

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-11.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 6325

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2012/02/20

Modified: 2016/03/12

Dependencies: 9131

Nessus ID: 58005

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:ND

CVSSv3

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox

Patch Publication Date: 2012/02/16

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/02/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3026

BID: 52049