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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Firefox < 1.5.0.3

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks Firefox version number

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

A web browser on the remote host may be prone to a denial of service
attack.

Description :

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 :

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/431878/100/0/threaded
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-30.html

Solution :

Upgrade to Firefox 1.5.0.3 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.6
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:NR/C:P/I:P/A:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 17671

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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