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Overview

Vulnerability Score 5.1 5.1
CVE Id CVE-2005-1477
Last Modified 07 Mar 2011 09:22:02
Published 09 May 2005 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity HIGH
Authentication NONE

CVE-2005-1477

Summary

The install function in Firefox 1.0.3 allows remote web sites on the browser's whitelist, such as update.mozilla.org or addon.mozilla.org, to execute arbitrary Javascript with chrome privileges, leading to arbitrary code execution on the system when combined with vulnerabilities such as CVE-2005-1476, as demonstrated using a javascript: URL as the package icon and a cross-site scripting (XSS) attack on a vulnerable whitelist site.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Mozilla Firefox 1.0.3


References

CERT-VN - VU#648758

SECUNIA - 15292

MISC - https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=293302

MISC - https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=292691

XF - mozilla-javascript-code-execution(20443)

VUPEN - ADV-2005-0493

BID - 13544

CONFIRM - http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/mfsa2005-42.html

SECTRACK - 1013913

MISC - http://greyhatsecurity.org/vulntests/ffrc.htm

MISC - http://greyhatsecurity.org/firefox.htm

BID - 15495

REDHAT - RHSA-2005:435

REDHAT - RHSA-2005:434

FULLDISC - 20050508 Firefox Remote Compromise Technical Details

FULLDISC - 20050508 Firefox Remote Compromise Leaked

SCO - SCOSA-2005.49


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:40:10