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Mozilla Firefox < 18.0 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High

Synopsis

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

Description

Versions of Firefox prior to 18.0 are potentially affected by the following security issues :

- Multiple, unspecified use-after-free, out-of-bounds read and buffer overflow errors exist. (CVE-2012-5829, CVE-2013-0760, CVE-2013-0761, CVE-2013-0762, CVE-2013-0763, CVE-2013-0766, CVE-2013-0767, CVE-2013-0771) - Two intermediate certificates were improperly issued by TURKTRUST certificate authority. (CVE-2013-0743) - A use-after-free error exists related to displaying HTML tables with many columns and column groups. (CVE-2013-0744) - An error exists related to the 'AutoWrapperChanger' class that does not properly manage objects during garbage collection. (CVE-2012-0745) - An error exists related to 'jsval', 'quickstubs', and compartmental mismatches that can lead potentially exploitable crashes. (CVE-2013-0746) - Errors exist related to events in the plugin handler that can allow same-origin policy bypass. (CVE-2013-0747) - An error related to the 'toString' method of XBL objects can lead to address information leakage. (CVE-2013-0748) - An unspecified memory corruption issue exists. (CVE-2013-0749, CVE-2013-0769, CVE-2013-0770) - A buffer overflow exists related to JavaScript string concatenation. (CVE-2013-0750) - An error exists related to multiple XML bindings with SVG content, contained in XBL files. (CVE-2013-0752) - A use-after-free error exists related to 'XMLSerializer' and 'serializeToStream'. (CVE-2013-0753) - A use-after-free error exists related to garbage collection and 'ListenManager'. (CVE-2013-0754) - A use-after-free error exists related to the 'Vibrate' library and 'domDoc'. (CVE-2013-0755) - A use-after-free error exists related to JavaScript 'Proxy' objects. (CVE-2013-0756) - 'Chrome Object Wrappers' (COW) can be bypassed by changing object prototypes and can allow arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2013-0757) - An error related to SVG elements and plugins can allow privilege escalation. (CVE-2013-0758) - An error exists related to the address bar that can allow URL spoofing attacks. (CVE-2013-0759) - An error exists related to SSL and threading that can result in potentially exploitable crashes. (CVE-2013-0764) - An error exists related to 'Canvas' and bad height or width values passed to it from HTML. (CVE-2013-0768)

Solution

Upgrade to Firefox 18.0 or later.