Firefox .url Shortcut File Information Disclosure Vulnerability

2008-10-17T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:1361412562310800031
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (C) 2008 Greenbone Networks GmbH
Modified 2018-12-03T00:00:00

Description

The host is installed with Mozilla Firefox browser, that is prone to information disclosure vulnerability.

                                        
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# OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
# $Id: gb_firefox_url_file_info_dis_vuln.nasl 12623 2018-12-03 13:11:38Z cfischer $
#
# Firefox .url Shortcut File Information Disclosure Vulnerability
#
# Authors:
# Chandan S <schandan@secpod.com>
#
# Copyright:
# Copyright (c) 2008 Greenbone Networks GmbH, http://www.greenbone.net
#
# This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
# it under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2
# (or any later version), as published by the Free Software Foundation.
#
# This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
# but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
# MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the
# GNU General Public License for more details.
#
# You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
# along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
# Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA.
###############################################################################

if(description)
{
  script_oid("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.800031");
  script_version("$Revision: 12623 $");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"$Date: 2018-12-03 14:11:38 +0100 (Mon, 03 Dec 2018) $");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2008-10-17 14:35:03 +0200 (Fri, 17 Oct 2008)");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"4.3");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N");
  script_cve_id("CVE-2008-4582");
  script_bugtraq_id(31747);
  script_name("Firefox .url Shortcut File Information Disclosure Vulnerability");
  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright("Copyright (C) 2008 Greenbone Networks GmbH");
  script_family("General");
  script_dependencies("gb_firefox_detect_portable_win.nasl");
  script_mandatory_keys("Firefox/Win/Ver");

  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://liudieyu0.blog124.fc2.com/blog-entry-6.html");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/497091/100/0/threaded");

  script_tag(name:"impact", value:"Successful remote exploitation could result in disclosure of sensitive
  information.");
  script_tag(name:"affected", value:"Firefox version 3.0.1 to 3.0.3 on Windows.");
  script_tag(name:"insight", value:"The Browser does not properly identify the context of Windows .url shortcut
  files, which allows remote attackers to bypass the Same Origin Policy and
  obtain sensitive information via an HTML document that is directly accessible
  through a filesystem.");
  script_tag(name:"solution", value:"Upgrade to Firefox version 3.6.3 or later.");
  script_tag(name:"summary", value:"The host is installed with Mozilla Firefox browser, that is prone
  to information disclosure vulnerability.");

  script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"registry");
  script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"VendorFix");

  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/all-older.html");
  exit(0);
}


include("version_func.inc");

ffVer = get_kb_item("Firefox/Win/Ver");
if(!ffVer){
  exit(0);
}

if(version_in_range(version:ffVer, test_version:"3.0.1", test_version2:"3.0.3")){
  security_message( port: 0, data: "The target host was found to be vulnerable" );
}