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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      Last Modified:  08/07/2007

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-3845
Original release date:
08/07/2007
Last revised:
03/07/2011
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
9.3 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; 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 Type Source Name
http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=389580 External Source CONFIRM http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=389580
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c00771742 External Source HP HPSBUX02153
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c00774579 External Source HP HPSBUX02156
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2007&m=slackware-security.010101 External Source SLACKWARE SSA:2007-213-01
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-103177-1 External Source SUNALERT 103177
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-201516-1 External Source SUNALERT 201516
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1344 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1344
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1345 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1345
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1346 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1346
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1391 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1391
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:152 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:152
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2007:047 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2007:047
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:047 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:047
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2007/mfsa2007-27.html External Source CONFIRM http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2007/mfsa2007-27.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/475265/100/200/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20070801 FLEA-2007-0039-1 firefox
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/475450/30/5550/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20070803 FLEA-2007-0040-1 thunderbird
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25053 External Source BID 25053
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-493-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-493-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-503-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-503-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4256 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-4256
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0082 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-0082
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=389106 External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=389106
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1600 External Source CONFIRM https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1600

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