Mozilla Firefox Cache Objects History Enumeration Weakness Vulnerability (MAC OS X)

2011-12-09T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:1361412562310802548
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (c) 2011 Greenbone Networks GmbH
Modified 2018-10-20T00:00:00

Description

The host is installed with Mozilla Firefox and is prone to cache objects history enumeration weakness vulnerability.

                                        
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# OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
# $Id: gb_mozilla_firefox_cache_obj_enum_weakness_vuln_macosx.nasl 11997 2018-10-20 11:59:41Z mmartin $
#
# Mozilla Firefox Cache Objects History Enumeration Weakness Vulnerability (MAC OS X)
#
# Authors:
# Madhuri D <dmadhuri@secpod.com>
#
# Copyright:
# Copyright (c) 2011 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("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.802548");
  script_version("$Revision: 11997 $");
  script_cve_id("CVE-2011-4688");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"5.0");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"$Date: 2018-10-20 13:59:41 +0200 (Sat, 20 Oct 2018) $");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2011-12-09 17:53:11 +0530 (Fri, 09 Dec 2011)");
  script_name("Mozilla Firefox Cache Objects History Enumeration Weakness Vulnerability (MAC OS X)");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://secunia.com/advisories/47090");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://lcamtuf.coredump.cx/cachetime/");

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright("Copyright (c) 2011 Greenbone Networks GmbH");
  script_family("General");
  script_dependencies("gb_mozilla_prdts_detect_macosx.nasl");
  script_mandatory_keys("Mozilla/Firefox/MacOSX/Version");
  script_tag(name:"impact", value:"Successful exploitation allows remote attackers to extraction
browser history by observing cache timing via crafted JavaScript code.");
  script_tag(name:"affected", value:"Mozilla Firefox versions 8.0.1 and prior on MAC OS X");
  script_tag(name:"insight", value:"The flaw is caused due an error in handling cache objects and
can be exploited to enumerate visited sites.");
  script_tag(name:"solution", value:"No known solution was made available for at least one year since the disclosure
  of this vulnerability. Likely none will be provided anymore. General solution options are to upgrade to a newer
  release, disable respective features, remove the product or replace the product by another one.");
  script_tag(name:"summary", value:"The host is installed with Mozilla Firefox and is prone to cache
objects history enumeration weakness vulnerability.");
  script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"package");
  script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"WillNotFix");
  exit(0);
}


include("version_func.inc");

ffVer = get_kb_item("Mozilla/Firefox/MacOSX/Version");
if(ffVer)
{
  if(version_is_less_equal(version:ffVer, test_version:"8.0.1")){
    security_message( port: 0, data: "The target host was found to be vulnerable" );
  }
}