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CVE-2007-3845 Detail

Description

Mozilla Firefox before 2.0.0.6, Thunderbird before 1.5.0.13 and 2.x before 2.0.0.6, and SeaMonkey before 1.1.4 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via certain vectors associated with launching "a file handling program based on the file extension at the end of the URI," a variant of CVE-2007-4041. NOTE: the vendor states that "it is still possible to launch a filetype handler based on extension rather than the registered protocol handler."

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/07/2007

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (10/10/2007)

Not vulnerable. This issue does not affect the versions of Firefox or Thunderbird as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=389580
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c00771742
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c00774579
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2007&m=slackware-security.010101
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-103177-1
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-201516-1
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1344
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1345
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1346
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1391
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:152
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2007:047
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:047
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2007/mfsa2007-27.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/475265/100/200/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/475450/30/5550/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25053
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-493-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-503-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4256
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0082
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=389106
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1600

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-3845
NVD Published Date:
08/07/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/15/2018