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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
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

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/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox
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Up to (including)
2.0.0.8
 cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey
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Up to (including)
1.1.5
 cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird
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Up to (including)
2.0.0.8


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-4841
NVD Published Date:
09/12/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019