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CVE-2005-2968 Detail

Description

Firefox 1.0.6 and Mozilla 1.7.10 allows attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in a URL that is provided to the browser on the command line, which is sent unfiltered to bash.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/20/2005

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides user account access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/30/2006)

Not vulnerable. These issues did not affect the versions of Mozilla and Firefox as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, or 4.

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/OpenServer/SCOSA-2005.49/SCOSA-2005.49.txt
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-866
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-868
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/914681 US Government Resource
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:174
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/mfsa2005-58.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-785.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-791.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/14888
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15495
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-186-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-186-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-200-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/1794
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/1824
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=307185 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11105

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11105
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11105

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-2968
NVD Published Date:
09/20/2005
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017