Mozilla Firefox Chrome Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Aug-09 (Linux)

2009-08-07T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:1361412562310800860
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (C) 2009 Greenbone Networks GmbH
Modified 2020-04-27T00:00:00

Description

This host is installed with Mozilla Firefox and is prone to Chrome Privilege Escalation vulnerability.

                                        
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# OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
#
# Mozilla Firefox Chrome Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Aug-09 (Linux)
#
# Authors:
# Sharath S <sharaths@secpod.com>
#
# Copyright:
# Copyright (C) 2009 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("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.800860");
  script_version("2020-04-27T09:00:11+0000");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"2020-04-27 09:00:11 +0000 (Mon, 27 Apr 2020)");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2009-08-07 07:29:21 +0200 (Fri, 07 Aug 2009)");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"10.0");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C");
  script_cve_id("CVE-2009-2665");
  script_bugtraq_id(35928);
  script_name("Mozilla Firefox Chrome Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Aug-09 (Linux)");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=498897");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-46.html");

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright("Copyright (C) 2009 Greenbone Networks GmbH");
  script_family("Privilege escalation");
  script_dependencies("gb_firefox_detect_lin.nasl");
  script_mandatory_keys("Firefox/Linux/Ver");
  script_tag(name:"impact", value:"Successful exploitation will let attacker to execute arbitrary JavaScript with
  chrome privileges when certain add-ons are enabled.");
  script_tag(name:"affected", value:"Firefox version 3.5 before 3.5.2 on Linux.");
  script_tag(name:"insight", value:"Error in 'nsDocument::SetScriptGlobalObject()' function in 'nsDocument.cpp' in
  content/base/src/ which does not properly handle a Link HTTP header, which
  allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary JavaScript with chrome
  privileges via a crafted web page, related to an incorrect security wrapper.");
  script_tag(name:"solution", value:"Upgrade to Firefox version 3.5.2.");
  script_tag(name:"summary", value:"This host is installed with Mozilla Firefox and is prone to Chrome
  Privilege Escalation vulnerability.");
  script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"executable_version_unreliable");
  script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"VendorFix");
  exit(0);
}

include("version_func.inc");

ffVer = get_kb_item("Firefox/Linux/Ver");
if(!ffVer)
  exit(0);

if(version_in_range(version:ffVer, test_version:"3.5", test_version2:"3.5.1")){
  report = report_fixed_ver(installed_version:ffVer, vulnerable_range:"3.5 - 3.5.1");
  security_message(port: 0, data: report);
}