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Mozilla Firefox for Android < 28.0 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium

Synopsis

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

Description

Versions of Mozilla Firefox older than 28.0 contain multiple unspecified vulnerabilities that have since been fixed by the vendor. Such vulnerabilities include:

- Local files in the Firefox profile directory are accessible by selecting "Open Link in New Tab" from the context menu on a 'file:' protocol hyperlink. (CVE-2014-1501)

- Directory traversal vulnerability in Android Crash Reporter due to insufficient input sanitation to the Android Crash Reporter arguments. (CVE-2014-1506)

Solution

Upgrade to Mozilla Firefox 28.0 for Android (or later) from the Google Play app store.