Mozilla Firefox < 62.0.2 DoS
High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 700408
SynopsisThe remote host has a web browser installed that is vulnerable to a Denial of Service (DoS) attack vector.
DescriptionVersions of Mozilla Firefox prior to 62.0.2 are unpatched for a potentially exploitable crash in 'TransportSecurityInfo' used for SSL can be triggered by data stored in the local cache in the user profile directory. This issue is only exploitable in combination with another vulnerability allowing an attacker to write data into the local cache or from locally installed malware. This issue also triggers a non-exploitable startup crash for users switching between the Nightly and Release versions of Firefox if the same profile is used.
SolutionUpgrade to Firefox version 62.0.2 or later.