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Mozilla Firefox 3.6.x < 3.6.20 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High

Synopsis

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

Description

Versions of Firefox 3.6.x prior to 3.6.20 are affected by the following security issues :

- A dangling pointer vulnerability exists in an SVG text manipulation routine. (CVE-2011-0084) . -A DOM accounting error exists in the 'appendChild' JavaScript function that can allow an invalid pointer to be dereferenced. (CVE-2011-2378) - An error exists in 'ThinkPadSensor: : Startup' that can allow malicious DLLs to be loaded. (CVE-2011-2980) - An error exists in the event management code that can allow JavaScript to execute in the context of a different website and possibly in the chrome-privileged context. (CVE-2011-2981) - Various unspecified memory safety issues exist. (CVE-2011-2982) - A cross-domain information disclosure vulnerability exists if the configuration option 'RegExp.input' is set. (CVE-2011-2983) - A privilege escalation vulnerability exists if web content is registered to handle 'drop' events and a browser tab is dropped in that element's area. This can allow the web content to execute with browser chrome privileges. (CVE-2011-2984)

Solution

Upgrade to Firefox 3.6.20 or later.