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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2005-2703

Original release date: 09/23/2005
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Firefox before 1.0.7 and Mozilla Suite before 1.7.12 allows remote attackers to modify HTTP headers of XML HTTP requests via XMLHttpRequest, and possibly use the client to exploit vulnerabilities in servers or proxies, including HTTP request smuggling and HTTP request splitting.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: BID
Name: 14923
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-200-1
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-868
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2005:789
External Source: XF
Name: mozilla-xmlhttprequest-spoofing(22376)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/mfsa2005-58.html
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-838
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2005:170
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-866
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2005:174
External Source: BID
Name: 15495
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1014954
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2005:169
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2005:058
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FLSA-2006:168375
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2005-1824
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1089
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2005:791
External Source: SCO
Name: SCOSA-2005.49
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2005:785
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10767

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10767
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1089
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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