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Vulnerability Assessment Details
Checks Firefox version number
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
A web browser on the remote host may be prone to a denial of service
The installed version of Firefox may permit a malicious site to crash
the browser and potentially to run malicious code when attempting to
use a deleted controller context.
Successful exploitation requires that 'designMode' be turned on.
See also :
Upgrade to Firefox 188.8.131.52 or later.
Network Security Threat Level:
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.6
Networks Security ID: 17671
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security
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