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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2005-0399

Original release date: 05/02/2005
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Heap-based buffer overflow in GIF2.cpp in Firefox before 1.0.2, Mozilla before to 1.7.6, and Thunderbird before 1.0.2, and possibly other applications that use the same library, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a GIF image with a crafted Netscape extension 2 block and buffer size.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.1 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: High
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: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2005:335
Type: Advisory
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#557948
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 12881
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/mfsa2005-30.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: SCO
Name: SCOSA-2005.49
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200503-30
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=150877
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 15495
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2005:337
Type: Advisory
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11377
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2005:323
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2005-0296
External Source: XF
Name: gif-extension-overflow(19269)
External Source: CIAC
Name: P-160
External Source: ISS
Name: 20050323 Mozilla Foundation GIF Overflow
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2005:336
Type: Advisory
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:100028
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2006:004

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:100028
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11377
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.10
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.10.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.9.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.9.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.9.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:0.9:rc
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:mozilla:1.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:mozilla:1.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:mozilla:1.4.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:mozilla:1.4:alpha
* cpe:/a:mozilla:mozilla:1.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:mozilla:1.5.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:mozilla:1.5:alpha
* cpe:/a:mozilla:mozilla:1.5:rc1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:mozilla:1.5:rc2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:mozilla:1.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:mozilla:1.6:alpha
* cpe:/a:mozilla:mozilla:1.6:beta
* cpe:/a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7:alpha
* cpe:/a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7:beta
* cpe:/a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7:rc1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7:rc2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7:rc3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.4
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.5
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.6
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.7
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.7.1
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.7.2
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.7.3
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.8
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:0.9
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0
* cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird:1.0.1

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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