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CVE-2007-5896 Detail

Current 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
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
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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

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-399 Resource Management Errors NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 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