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CVE-2007-4841 Detail

Current Description

Mozilla Firefox before 2.0.0.8, Thunderbird before 2.0.0.8, and SeaMonkey before 1.1.5 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a (1) mailto, (2) nntp, (3) news, or (4) snews URI with invalid "%" encoding, related to improper file type handling on Windows XP with Internet Explorer 7 installed, a variant of CVE-2007-3845.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/12/2007
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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:
Provides administrator access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (09/13/2007)

Not vulnerable. This flaw does not affect the Linux version of Firefox.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
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.471007
http://www.mandriva.com/en/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:202
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2007/mfsa2007-36.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25543
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3544 Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0082 Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0083 Vendor Advisory
http://xs-sniper.com/blog/2007/09/01/firefox-file-handling-woes/

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-4841
NVD Published Date:
09/12/2007
NVD Last Modified:
09/21/2011