CVE-2005-4134 Detail

Current Description

Mozilla Firefox 1.5, Netscape 8.0.4 and 7.2, and K-Meleon before 0.9.12 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption and delayed application startup) via a web site with a large title, which is recorded in history.dat but not processed efficiently during startup. NOTE: despite initial reports, the Mozilla vendor does not believe that this issue can be used to trigger a crash or buffer overflow in Firefox. Also, it has been independently reported that Netscape 8.1 does not have this issue.


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Evaluator Solution

This issue was fixed in K-Meleon version 0.9.12.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/UnixWare/SCOSA-2006.26/SCOSA-2006.26.txt
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20060201-01-U
http://marc.info/?l=full-disclosure&m=113404911919629&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=full-disclosure&m=113405896025702&w=2
http://securitytracker.com/id?1015328
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102550-1
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-228526-1
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-205.htm
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1044
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1046
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1051
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200604-12.xml
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200604-18.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:036
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:037
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/mfsa2006-03.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/history-title.html
http://www.networksecurity.fi/advisories/netscape-history.html
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-announce-list/2006-February/msg00005.html
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-announce-list/2006-February/msg00006.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0199.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0200.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/425975/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/425978/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/438730/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15773
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/16476
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/2805
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/0413
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3391
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11382
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A1619
https://usn.ubuntu.com/271-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/275-1/

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-4134
NVD Published Date:
12/09/2005
NVD Last Modified:
10/19/2018
Source:
MITRE