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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-0981

Original release date: 02/15/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Mozilla based browsers, including Firefox before 1.5.0.10 and 2.x before 2.0.0.2, and SeaMonkey before 1.0.8, allow remote attackers to bypass the same origin policy, steal cookies, and conduct other attacks by writing a URI with a null byte to the hostname (location.hostname) DOM property, due to interactions with DNS resolver code.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070226 rPSA-2007-0040-1 firefox
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1017654
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT061181
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1081
External Source: SGI
Name: 20070301-01-P
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 32104
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24205
Type: Advisory
External Source: SGI
Name: 20070202-01-P
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24437
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1103
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-0718
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24457
Type: Advisory
External Source: SLACKWARE
Name: SSA:2007-066-03
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200703-04
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0078
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=370445
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2007/mfsa2007-07.html
External Source: BID
Name: 22566
External Source: SREASON
Name: 2262
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1336
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24238
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-0624
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20070215 Re: [Full-disclosure] Firefox: serious cookie stealing / same-domain bypass vulnerability
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24320
Type: Advisory
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2007:019
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:050
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24328
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24455
Type: Advisory
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9730
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0097
Type: Advisory
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20070215 Firefox: serious cookie stealing / same-domain bypass vulnerability
Type: Advisory; Exploit
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0083
External Source: MISC
Name: http://lcamtuf.dione.cc/ffhostname.html
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200703-08
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0108
Type: Advisory
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2007:022
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070214 Firefox: serious cookie stealing / same-domain bypass vulnerability
External Source: XF
Name: firefox-locationhostname-security-bypass(32533)
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24293
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24290
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24342
Type: Advisory
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBUX02153
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24175
Type: Advisory
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2007-281
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24333
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24395
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24393
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24287
Type: Advisory
External Source: SLACKWARE
Name: SSA:2007-066-05
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2007-293
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24343
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24650
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24384
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070303 rPSA-2007-0040-3 firefox thunderbird
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 25588
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0077
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0079
Type: Advisory
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#885753
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-428-1

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9730
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.10
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.10.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.9.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.9.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.9.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.9:rc
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.6::linux
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5:beta1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5:beta2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0:beta_1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0:rc3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:preview_release
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.0.7 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.5.0.9 and previous versions
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Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)