Mozilla Firefox < 34.0 Multiple Vulnerabilities

medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8588


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


Versions of Mozilla Firefox earlier than 34.0 are unpatched for the following vulnerabilities :

- Security Bypass that can be leveraged when processing specially crafted Chrome-based CSS stylesheets with improperly declared namespaces. (CVE-2014-1589)
- Information Disclosure due to the way Content Security Policy leaks data through violation reports. (CVE-2014-1591)
- Multiple Unspecified Memory Corruption Vulnerabilities. (CVE-2014-1587)(CVE-2014-1588)
- Multiple Local Information Disclosure Vulnerabilities requiring interactive access to exploit. (CVE-2014-1595)
- Security Vulnerability due to bad casting from 'BasicThebesLayer' to 'BasicContainerLayer'. (CVE-2014-1594)
- Denial of Service Vulnerability can occur when passing a js object to 'XMLHttpRequest' that mimics an input stream. (CVE-2014-1590)
- Use After Free Memory Corruption Vulnerability when creating a second root element during the parsing of an HTML5 document which contains ''. (CVE-2014-1592)
- Buffer Overflow Vulnerability when handling specially crafted media content. (CVE-2014-1593)
- A flaw exists and is triggered as 'XrayWrappers' filter objects are not properly validated when stored in the program. This may allow a context-dependent attacker to bypass security protection mechanisms. (CVE-2014-8632)


Upgrade to Firefox 34.0, or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 8588

Family: Web Clients

Published: 12/4/2014

Updated: 11/6/2019

Nessus ID: 79688, 79682, 79665, 79664, 79662, 79661, 82632

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 4.9

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:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox

Patch Publication Date: 12/3/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/2/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-1587, CVE-2014-1588, CVE-2014-1589, CVE-2014-1590, CVE-2014-1591, CVE-2014-1592, CVE-2014-1593, CVE-2014-1594, CVE-2014-1595, CVE-2014-8632

BID: 71399, 71398, 71397, 71396, 71395, 71394, 71393, 71392, 71391, 71556