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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      Last Modified:  09/20/2005

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-2968
Original release date:
09/20/2005
Last revised:
10/10/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
Vector:
(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:
Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; 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 Type Source Name
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/OpenServer/SCOSA-2005.49/SCOSA-2005.49.txt External Source SCO SCOSA-2005.49
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-866 External Source DEBIAN DSA-866
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-868 External Source DEBIAN DSA-868
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/914681 US Government Resource External Source CERT-VN VU#914681
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:174 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2005:174
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/mfsa2005-58.html External Source CONFIRM http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/mfsa2005-58.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-785.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2005:785
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-791.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2005:791
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/14888 External Source BID 14888
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15495 External Source BID 15495
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-186-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-186-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-186-2 External Source UBUNTU USN-186-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-200-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-200-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/1794 External Source VUPEN ADV-2005-1794
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/1824 External Source VUPEN ADV-2005-1824
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=307185 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=307185
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11105 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11105

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

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