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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-5045

Original release date: 09/23/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Argument injection vulnerability in Apple QuickTime 7.1.5 and earlier, when running on systems with Mozilla Firefox before 2.0.0.7 installed, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a QuickTime Media Link (QTL) file with an embed XML element and a qtnext parameter containing the Firefox "-chrome" argument. NOTE: this is a related issue to CVE-2006-4965 and the result of an incomplete fix for CVE-2007-3670.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (10/04/2007)
Not vulnerable. These issues did not affect the versions of Firefox as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

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External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070912 0DAY: QuickTime pwns Firefox
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=395942
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-3197
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2007:057
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5896
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.gnucitizen.org/blog/0day-quicktime-pwns-firefox
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT061181
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 26881
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 201516
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2007/mfsa2007-28.html
Type: Patch Information

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5896
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:apple:quicktime:7.1.5 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:2.0.0.6 and previous versions

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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