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CVE-2005-4874 Detail

Description

The XMLHttpRequest object in Mozilla 1.7.8 supports the HTTP TRACE method, which allows remote attackers to obtain (1) proxy authentication passwords via a request with a "Max-Forwards: 0" header or (2) arbitrary local passwords on the web server that hosts this object.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/31/2005

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


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

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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=297078 Patch
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=302489 Exploit Patch
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41553

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-4874
NVD Published Date:
12/31/2005
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017