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Overview

Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2005-4720
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:57:37
Published 31 Dec 2005 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2005-4720

Summary

Mozilla Firefox 1.0.7 and earlier on Linux allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (client crash) via an IFRAME element with a large value of the WIDTH attribute, which triggers a problem related to representation of floating-point numbers, leading to an infinite loop of widget resizes and a corresponding large number of function calls on the stack.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Mozilla Firefox 1.0.6

  • Mozilla Firefox 1.0.7


References

SECUNIA - 17071

CONFIRM - https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=303433

BID - 15015

MISC - http://www.security-protocols.com/advisory/sp-x19-advisory.txt

SECTRACK - 1015011

MISC - http://security-protocols.com/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=2978


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:41:24