Mozilla Firefox 'window.print()' Denial Of Service Vulnerability (Linux)

2009-09-22T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:900866
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (C) 2009 SecPod
Modified 2017-01-20T00:00:00

Description

This host is installed with Mozilla Firefox and is prone to Denial of Service vulnerability.

                                        
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# OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
# $Id: secpod_firefox_window_print_dos_vuln_lin.nasl 5055 2017-01-20 14:08:39Z teissa $
#
# Mozilla Firefox 'window.print()' Denial Of Service Vulnerability (Linux)
#
# Authors:
# Sharath S <sharaths@secpod.com>
#
# Copyright:
# Copyright (c) 2009 SecPod, http://www.secpod.com
#
# 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.
###############################################################################

tag_impact = "Successful attacks may result in Denial of Service condition on the victim's
  system.
  Impact Level: Application";
tag_affected = "Mozilla Firefox version 3.0.1 and prior on Linux.";
tag_insight = "Error exists when application fails to handle user supplied input when calling
  the 'window.print' function in a loop aka a 'printing DoS attack'.";
tag_solution = "Upgrade to Mozilla Firefox version 3.6.3 or later
  For updates refer to http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/";
tag_summary = "This host is installed with Mozilla Firefox and is prone to Denial
  of Service vulnerability.";

if(description)
{
  script_id(900866);
  script_version("$Revision: 5055 $");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"$Date: 2017-01-20 15:08:39 +0100 (Fri, 20 Jan 2017) $");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2009-09-22 10:03:41 +0200 (Tue, 22 Sep 2009)");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"5.0");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P");
  script_cve_id("CVE-2008-7244");
  script_name("Mozilla Firefox 'window.print()' Denial Of Service Vulnerability (Linux)");
  script_xref(name : "URL" , value : "http://websecurity.com.ua/2456/");
  script_xref(name : "URL" , value : "http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/506328/100/100/threaded");

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright("Copyright (C) 2009 SecPod");
  script_family("Denial of Service");
  script_dependencies("gb_firefox_detect_lin.nasl");
  script_require_keys("Firefox/Linux/Ver");
  script_tag(name : "impact" , value : tag_impact);
  script_tag(name : "affected" , value : tag_affected);
  script_tag(name : "insight" , value : tag_insight);
  script_tag(name : "solution" , value : tag_solution);
  script_tag(name : "summary" , value : tag_summary);
  script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"executable_version");
  script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"VendorFix");
  exit(0);
}


include("version_func.inc");

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

# Check for Mozilla Firefox version <= 3.0.1
if(version_is_less_equal(version:ffVer, test_version:"3.0.1")){
  security_message(0);
}