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CVE-2005-1477 Detail

Current Description

The install function in Firefox 1.0.3 allows remote web sites on the browser's whitelist, such as update.mozilla.org or addon.mozilla.org, to execute arbitrary Javascript with chrome privileges, leading to arbitrary code execution on the system when combined with vulnerabilities such as CVE-2005-1476, as demonstrated using a javascript: URL as the package icon and a cross-site scripting (XSS) attack on a vulnerable whitelist site.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.1 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): High
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Provides user account access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/OpenServer/SCOSA-2005.49/SCOSA-2005.49.txt
http://greyhatsecurity.org/firefox.htm Exploit
http://greyhatsecurity.org/vulntests/ffrc.htm Exploit
http://marc.info/?l=full-disclosure&m=111553138007647&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=full-disclosure&m=111556301530553&w=2
http://securitytracker.com/id?1013913
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/648758 US Government Resource
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/mfsa2005-42.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-434.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-435.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/13544
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15495
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/0493
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=292691
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=293302
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/20443
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A100001
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9231

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-1477
NVD Published Date:
05/09/2005
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017