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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-0996

Original release date: 02/26/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The child frames in Mozilla Firefox before 1.5.0.10 and 2.x before 2.0.0.2, and SeaMonkey before 1.0.8 inherit the default charset from the parent window, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks, as demonstrated using the UTF-7 character set.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.8 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0097
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24287
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 33812
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2007/mfsa2007-02.html
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 25588
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1336
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.hardened-php.net/advisory_032007.142.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0108
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:050
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2007:019
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2007-281
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24290
External Source: SGI
Name: 20070202-01-P
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070223 Advisory 03/2007: Multiple Browsers Cross Domain Charset Inheritance Vulnerability
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24205
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-0718
External Source: SGI
Name: 20070301-01-P
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24455
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070226 rPSA-2007-0040-1 firefox
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24333
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1103
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0079
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24384
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1017702
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2007-293
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24320
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24328
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24342
External Source: SLACKWARE
Name: SSA:2007-066-03
External Source: SLACKWARE
Name: SSA:2007-066-05
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBUX02153
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24343
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24457
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24395
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-428-1
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24650
External Source: BID
Name: 22694
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0078
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT061181
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2007:022
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10086
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0077

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10086
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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