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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2005-2701

Original release date: 09/23/2005
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Heap-based buffer overflow in Firefox before 1.0.7 and Mozilla Suite before 1.7.12 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via an XBM image file that ends in a large number of spaces instead of the expected end tag.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: BID
Name: 14916
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9323
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-200-1
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 19643
External Source: SCO
Name: SCOSA-2005.49
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 17026
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1014954
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-838
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 17263
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-868
External Source: XF
Name: mozilla-xbm-bo(22373)
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2005:170
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FLSA-2006:168375
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/mfsa2005-58.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 16977
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2005:789
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 16917
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2005:174
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2005:058
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-866
External Source: BID
Name: 15495
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 17284
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 16911
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2005:785
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2005-1824
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 17014
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 17149
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1480
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2005:169

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1480
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9323
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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