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CVE-2007-2164 Detail

Description

Konqueror 3.5.5 release 45.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (browser crash or abort) via JavaScript that matches a regular expression against a long string, as demonstrated using /(.)*/.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  04/22/2007

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-2164
Original release date:
04/22/2007
Last revised:
09/05/2008
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Mandriva (09/18/2007)

Mandriva does not consider crashes of client applications such as Konqueror to be a security issue.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/2600 External Source SREASON 2600
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/466017/100/0/threaded Exploit External Source BUGTRAQ 20070417 Internet Explorer Crash
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/466147/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20070417 Re: Internet Explorer Crash

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:kde:konqueror:3.5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Denotes Vulnerable Software
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