Mozilla Firefox < 32.0 Multiple Vulnerabilities

medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8361
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The remote host has a web browser installed that is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.


Versions of Mozilla Firefox earlier than 32.0 are unpatched for the following vulnerabilities :

- Use-after-free vulnerabilities -- when setting text direction, and when interacting with SVG content through the DOM -- which can be leveraged for arbitrary code execution (CVE-2014-1567, CVE-2014-1563)
- Out-of-bounds read in the Web Audio audio timeline that can trigger a crash and potentially disclose memory content (CVE-2014-1565)
- Incomplete memory initialization when rendering a malformed GIF image could expose that memory to scripts via web content using the '<canvas>' feature, resulting in information disclosure (CVE-2014-1564)
- Other undisclosed memory issues that have since been patched (CVE-2014-1553, CVE-2014-1554, CVE-2014-1562)


Upgrade to Firefox 32.0, or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 8361

Family: Web Clients

Published: 9/2/2014

Updated: 11/6/2019

Dependencies: 9131

Nessus ID: 77495, 77500

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

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


Risk Factor: Medium

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:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Patch Publication Date: 9/2/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/2/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-1567, CVE-2014-1563, CVE-2014-1565, CVE-2014-1564, CVE-2014-1553, CVE-2014-1554, CVE-2014-1562

BID: 69519, 69520, 69521, 69523, 69524, 69525, 69526