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CVE-2007-6715 Detail

Description

Mozilla Firefox allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via crafted image, as demonstrated by the zzuf lol-firefox.gif test case.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  04/17/2008

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-6715
Original release date:
04/17/2008
Last revised:
11/15/2008
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.3 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
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 disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (04/22/2008)

Red Hat does not consider this flaw a security issue. This flaw is not exploitable beyond causing the web browser to crash.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://hboeck.de/archives/578-How-long-does-it-take-to-fix-a-crash-bug.html External Source MISC http://hboeck.de/archives/578-How-long-does-it-take-to-fix-a-crash-bug.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27243 External Source BID 27243

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

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

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