Mozilla Firefox < 30.0 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8290


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


Versions of Mozilla Firefox earlier than 30.0 are unpatched against the following vulnerabilities :

- Buffer overflows due to insufficient input validation in Gamepad API and Web Audio Speex resampler, which can be leveraged to execute arbitrary code or cause denial of service conditions (CVE-2014-1543, CVE-2014-1542)
- Use-after-free errors in SMIL Animation Controller, Event Listener Manager, and various other locations, which may be triggered via web content to cause a potentially exploitable crash (CVE-2014-1540, CVE-2014-1539, CVE-2014-1538; on non-ESR Firefox only: CVE-2014-1536, CVE-2014-1537)
- Clickjacking through cursor invisibility when the cursor leaves the embedded flash object (OS X platform only) (CVE-2014-1539)
- Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (CVE-2014-1533, CVE-2014-1534)


Upgrade to Firefox 30.0, or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 8290

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2014/06/10

Updated: 2019/11/06

Dependencies: 9131

Nessus ID: 74440

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 5.4

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:X/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox

Patch Publication Date: 2014/06/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/06/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-1533, CVE-2014-1534, CVE-2014-1536, CVE-2014-1537, CVE-2014-1538, CVE-2014-1539, CVE-2014-1540, CVE-2014-1541, CVE-2014-1542, CVE-2014-1543, CVE-2014-1545

BID: 67964, 67965, 67966, 67967, 67968, 67969, 67971, 67975, 67976, 67978, 67979

IAVA: 2016-A-0293