Mozilla Firefox for Android < 28.0 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8174

Synopsis

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

Description

Versions of Mozilla Firefox older than 28.0 contain multiple unspecified vulnerabilities that have since been fixed by the vendor. Such vulnerabilities include:

- Local files in the Firefox profile directory are accessible by selecting "Open Link in New Tab" from the context menu on a 'file:' protocol hyperlink. (CVE-2014-1501)

- Directory traversal vulnerability in Android Crash Reporter due to insufficient input sanitation to the Android Crash Reporter arguments. (CVE-2014-1506)

Solution

Upgrade to Mozilla Firefox 28.0 for Android (or later) from the Google Play app store.

See Also

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2014/mfsa2014-21.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2014/mfsa2014-24.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 8174

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2014/03/26

Modified: 2016/12/06

Dependencies: 6534

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 4.8

Temporal Score: 4.6

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox_mobile

Patch Publication Date: 2014/03/18

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/03/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-1501, CVE-2014-1506

BID: 66420, 66424