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CVE-2007-5045 Detail

Description

Argument injection vulnerability in Apple QuickTime 7.1.5 and earlier, when running on systems with Mozilla Firefox before 2.0.0.7 installed, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a QuickTime Media Link (QTL) file with an embed XML element and a qtnext parameter containing the Firefox "-chrome" argument. NOTE: this is a related issue to CVE-2006-4965 and the result of an incomplete fix for CVE-2007-3670.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  09/23/2007

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-5045
Original release date:
09/23/2007
Last revised:
09/28/2017
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:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (10/04/2007)

Not vulnerable. These issues did not affect the versions of Firefox as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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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://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-201516-1 External Source SUNALERT 201516
http://www.gnucitizen.org/blog/0day-quicktime-pwns-firefox External Source MISC http://www.gnucitizen.org/blog/0day-quicktime-pwns-firefox
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2007/mfsa2007-28.html Patch External Source CONFIRM http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2007/mfsa2007-28.html
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_57_mozilla.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:057
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/479179/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20070912 0DAY: QuickTime pwns Firefox
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3197 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-3197
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=395942 External Source MISC https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=395942
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5896 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5896

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5896
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5896

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