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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-0142

Firefox 0.9, Thunderbird 0.6 and other versions before 0.9, and Mozilla 1.7 before 1.7.5 save temporary files with world-readable permissions, which allows local users to read certain web content or attachments that belong to other users, e.g. content that is managed by helper applications such as PDF.
Publish Date : 2005-05-02 Last Update Date : 2017-10-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2005-01-20 2005-01-20
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Mozilla before 1.7.6, and Firefox before 1.0.1, allows remote attackers to spoof arbitrary web sites by injecting conten... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9543 unix
Mozilla Creates World-readable temp Files oval:org.mitre.oval:def:100056 windows
RHSA-2005:335: mozilla security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050335 unix
RHSA-2005:335: mozilla security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005335 unix
RHSA-2005:384: Mozilla security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050384 unix
RHSA-2005:384: Mozilla security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005384 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2005-0142

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.9 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.7 RC3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.7.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.7.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.7.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mozilla Firefox 1
Mozilla Mozilla 5
Mozilla Thunderbird 3

- References For CVE-2005-0142
SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:004
XF mozilla-world-readable(17832)
REDHAT RHSA-2005:384
REDHAT RHSA-2005:335
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9543
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:100056

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-0142

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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