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CVE-2007-5947 Detail

Current Description

The jar protocol handler in Mozilla Firefox before 2.0.0.10 and SeaMonkey before 1.1.7 retrieves the inner URL regardless of its MIME type, and considers HTML documents within a jar archive to have the same origin as the inner URL, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via a jar: URI.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://browser.netscape.com/releasenotes/
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=198965
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=200909
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c00771742
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2007-12/msg00004.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200712-21.xml
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2007&m=slackware-security.365006
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2007&m=slackware-security.374833
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-231441-1
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-77-1018977.1-1
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0093
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2007-0260
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0093
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1424
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1425
http://www.gnucitizen.org/blog/web-mayhem-firefoxs-jar-protocol-issues
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/715737 US Government Resource
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:246
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2007/mfsa2007-37.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-1082.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-1083.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-1084.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/488002/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/488971/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26385
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018928
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-546-2
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3818
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4002
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4018
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0083
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0643
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=369814
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/38356
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1984
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1995
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9873
https://usn.ubuntu.com/546-1/
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-December/msg00115.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-December/msg00135.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-December/msg00168.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-November/msg01011.html

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
2.0.0.9
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:seamonkey:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
1.1.6


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-5947
NVD Published Date:
11/13/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/15/2018