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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-5338

Original release date: 10/21/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Mozilla Firefox before and SeaMonkey before 1.1.5 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary Javascript with user privileges by using the Script object to modify XPCNativeWrappers in a way that causes the script to be executed when a chrome action is performed.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 10.0
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; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1392
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:202
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1858
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2007:057
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2007/mfsa2007-35.html
Type: Patch Information
External Source: BID
Name: 26132
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0979
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1401
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018836
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2007-2601
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20071029 rPSA-2007-0225-2 firefox thunderbird
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200711-14
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.novell.com/techcenter/psdb/60eb95b75c76f9fbfcc9a89f99cd8f79.html
External Source: XF
Name: mozilla-xpcnativewrapper-code-execution(37288)
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0083
Type: Advisory
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10965
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-3587
Type: Advisory
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBUX02153
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2007-2664
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1396
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-535-1
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-3544
Type: Advisory
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 201516
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20071026 rPSA-2007-0225-1 firefox
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2007-3431
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0980
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20071029 FLEA-2007-0062-1 firefox
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0981
Type: Advisory
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-536-1

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10965
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox: and previous versions
cpe:/a:mozilla:seamonkey:1.1.4 and previous versions

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Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Configuration (CWE-16)
  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)