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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
Description Last Modified:  04/17/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (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): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
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
http://hboeck.de/archives/578-How-long-does-it-take-to-fix-a-crash-bug.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/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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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-6715
NVD Published Date:
04/17/2008
NVD Last Modified:
11/15/2008