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CVE-2007-5896 Detail

Description

Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.9 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption and crash) via an iframe with Javascript that sets the document.location to contain a leading NULL byte (\x00) and a (1) res://, (2) about:config, or (3) file:/// URI.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/08/2007

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.1 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (11/19/2007)

Red Hat does not consider this flaw a security issue. This flaw is not exploitable and can only cause a client to stop responding or crash.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.0x000000.com/index.php?i=467&bin=111010011
http://www.derkeiler.com/Mailing-Lists/Full-Disclosure/2007-11/msg00094.html
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/38233

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-5896
NVD Published Date:
11/08/2007
NVD Last Modified:
07/28/2017