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HistoryMar 30, 2018 - 12:00 a.m.

Mozilla Firefox < 59.0.2 Denial of Service Vulnerability

2018-03-3000:00:00
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7.5 High

CVSS2

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

PARTIAL

Integrity Impact

PARTIAL

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

9.8 High

CVSS3

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

0.005 Low

EPSS

Percentile

75.5%

The version of Mozilla Firefox installed on the remote Windows host is prior to 59.0.2. It is, therefore, affected by a use-after-free error that causes a denial of service vulnerability.

#
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(108756);
  script_version("1.6");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_modification_date", value:"2023/02/02");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2018-5148");
  script_bugtraq_id(103506);
  script_xref(name:"MFSA", value:"2018-10");

  script_name(english:"Mozilla Firefox < 59.0.2 Denial of Service Vulnerability");
  script_summary(english:"Checks the version of Firefox.");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"synopsis", value:
"A web browser installed on the remote Windows host is affected by a 
Denial of Service vulnerability.");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"description", value:
"The version of Mozilla Firefox installed on the remote Windows
host is prior to 59.0.2. It is, therefore, affected by a 
use-after-free error that causes a denial of service vulnerability.");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"see_also", value:"https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-10/");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"solution", value:
"Upgrade to Mozilla Firefox version 59.0.2 or later.");
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P");
  script_set_cvss_temporal_vector("CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C");
  script_set_cvss3_base_vector("CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H");
  script_set_cvss3_temporal_vector("CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cvss_score_source", value:"CVE-2018-5148");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploitability_ease", value:"No known exploits are available");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"vuln_publication_date", value:"2018/03/26");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2018/03/26");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2018/03/30");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_family(english:"Windows");

  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2023 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.");

  script_dependencies("mozilla_org_installed.nasl");
  script_require_keys("Mozilla/Firefox/Version");

  exit(0);
}

include("mozilla_version.inc");

port = get_kb_item("SMB/transport");
if (!port) port = 445;

installs = get_kb_list("SMB/Mozilla/Firefox/*");
if (isnull(installs)) audit(AUDIT_NOT_INST, "Firefox");

mozilla_check_version(installs:installs, product:'firefox', esr:FALSE, fix:'59.0.2', severity:SECURITY_HOLE);

VendorProductVersionCPE
mozillafirefoxcpe:/a:mozilla:firefox

7.5 High

CVSS2

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

PARTIAL

Integrity Impact

PARTIAL

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

9.8 High

CVSS3

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

0.005 Low

EPSS

Percentile

75.5%