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CVE-2005-1477 Detail

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      Last Modified:  05/09/2005

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-1477
Original release date:
05/09/2005
Last revised:
10/10/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.1 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
High
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/OpenServer/SCOSA-2005.49/SCOSA-2005.49.txt External Source SCO SCOSA-2005.49
http://greyhatsecurity.org/firefox.htm Exploit External Source MISC http://greyhatsecurity.org/firefox.htm
http://greyhatsecurity.org/vulntests/ffrc.htm Exploit External Source MISC http://greyhatsecurity.org/vulntests/ffrc.htm
http://marc.info/?l=full-disclosure&m=111553138007647&w=2 External Source FULLDISC 20050508 Firefox Remote Compromise Leaked
http://marc.info/?l=full-disclosure&m=111556301530553&w=2 External Source FULLDISC 20050508 Firefox Remote Compromise Technical Details
http://securitytracker.com/id?1013913 External Source SECTRACK 1013913
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/648758 US Government Resource External Source CERT-VN VU#648758
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/mfsa2005-42.html External Source CONFIRM http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/mfsa2005-42.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-434.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2005:434
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-435.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2005:435
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/13544 External Source BID 13544
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15495 External Source BID 15495
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/0493 External Source VUPEN ADV-2005-0493
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=292691 External Source MISC https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=292691
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=293302 External Source MISC https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=293302
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/20443 External Source XF mozilla-javascript-code-execution(20443)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A100001 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:100001
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9231 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9231

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:100001
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:100001
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9231
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9231

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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