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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      Last Modified:  09/12/2007      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-4841
Original release date:
09/12/2007
Last revised:
09/21/2011
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
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 (09/13/2007)

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

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c00771742 External Source HP SSRT061181
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.471007 External Source SLACKWARE SSA:2007-324-01
http://www.mandriva.com/en/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:202 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:202
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2007/mfsa2007-36.html External Source CONFIRM http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2007/mfsa2007-36.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25543 External Source BID 25543
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3544 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-3544
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0082 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-0082
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0083 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-0083
http://xs-sniper.com/blog/2007/09/01/firefox-file-handling-woes/ External Source MISC http://xs-sniper.com/blog/2007/09/01/firefox-file-handling-woes/

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