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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.800859
Category:Privilege escalation
Title:Mozilla Firefox Chrome Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Aug-09 (Win)
Summary:Check for the version of Firefox
Description:

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

Vulnerability Insight:
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.

Impact:
Successful exploitation will let attacker to execute arbitrary JavaScript with
chrome privileges when certain add-ons are enabled.

Impact Level: Application

Affected Software/OS:
Firefox version 3.5 before 3.5.2 on Windows.

Fix: Upgrade to Firefox version 3.5.2
http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/all.html

References:
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=498897
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-46.html
Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 35928
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2009-2665
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-August/msg00198.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-August/msg00261.html
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-266148-1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35928
http://secunia.com/advisories/36126
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2142
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