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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-4357

Original release date: 08/14/2007
Last revised: 09/05/2008


Mozilla Firefox and earlier allows remote attackers to spoof the contents of the status bar via a link to a data: URI containing an encoded URL. NOTE: the severity of this issue has been disputed by a reliable third party, since the intended functionality of the status bar allows it to be modified.


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: MISC
Name: http://my.opera.com/MichalBucko/blog/firefox-2-0-0-5-uri-encoding-allows-phishing
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070809 Re:Re: [ELEYTT] 3SIERPIEN2007
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070806 Re: [ELEYTT] 3SIERPIEN2007
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070803 Re: [ELEYTT] 3SIERPIEN2007
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070803 [ELEYTT] 3SIERPIEN2007
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070804 Re:Re: [ELEYTT] 3SIERPIEN2007
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.eleytt.com/michal.bucko/Eleytt_PhishAGoGo/bucked2.html

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cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox: and previous versions

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