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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-2968

Firefox 1.0.6 and Mozilla 1.7.10 allows attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in a URL that is provided to the browser on the command line, which is sent unfiltered to bash.
Publish Date : 2005-09-20 Last Update Date : 2017-10-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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) Execute Code
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

Not vulnerable. These issues did not affect the versions of Mozilla and Firefox as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, or 4.
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2005-09-13 2005-09-06
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Firefox 1.0.6 and Mozilla 1.7.10 allows attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in a URL that i... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11105 unix
RHSA-2005:785: firefox security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050785 unix
RHSA-2005:785: firefox security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005785 unix
RHSA-2005:791: thunderbird security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050791 unix
RHSA-2005:791: thunderbird security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005791 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-2005-2968

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0.6 * Linux * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.7.10 * Linux * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mozilla Firefox 1
Mozilla Mozilla 1

- References For CVE-2005-2968

http://secunia.com/advisories/17149
SECUNIA 17149
http://secunia.com/advisories/17284
SECUNIA 17284
http://secunia.com/advisories/17090
SECUNIA 17090
http://secunia.com/advisories/17042
SECUNIA 17042
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15495
BID 15495 SCO OpenServer Release 5.0.7 Maintenance Pack 4 Released - Multiple Vulnerabilities Fixed Release Date:2007-02-27
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/OpenServer/SCOSA-2005.49/SCOSA-2005.49.txt
SCO SCOSA-2005.49
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-791.html
REDHAT RHSA-2005:791
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:174
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2005:174
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-200-1
UBUNTU USN-200-1
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/914681
CERT-VN VU#914681
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-868
DEBIAN DSA-868
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-186-1
UBUNTU USN-186-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-186-2
UBUNTU USN-186-2
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/mfsa2005-58.html CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=307185 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/16869
SECUNIA 16869
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-785.html
REDHAT RHSA-2005:785
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-866
DEBIAN DSA-866
http://secunia.com/advisories/17263
SECUNIA 17263
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/14888
BID 14888 Mozilla Browser/Firefox Arbitrary Command Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-12
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/1794
VUPEN ADV-2005-1794
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/1824
VUPEN ADV-2005-1824
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11105
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11105

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-2968

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


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