Vulnerability Scanning Solutions, LLC.
Our Process
What We Scan For
Sample Report
Client List
Contact Us
What We Scan For
Family: Windows --> Category: infos

Firefox Cache File Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Acertains the version of Firefox

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is using Firefox, an alternative web browser.

The remote version of this software contains a security issue which may
allow a possible hacker to execute arbitrary code on this host.

The security vulnerability is due to the fact that Firefox stores cached
HTML documents with a known file name, and to the fact that it's possible
to force Firefox to open cached files as HTML documents by appending
a NULL byte after the file name.

A possible hacker may combine these two flaws to execute arbitrary code on the
remote host.

Solution : Upgrade to Firefox 0.9.2
Threat Level: High

Click HERE for more information and discussions on this network vulnerability scan.


P.O. Box 827051

Pembroke Pines, FL 33082-7051

Vulnerability Scanning Solutions, LLC.