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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-0584

Firefox before 1.0.1 and Mozilla before 1.7.6, when displaying the HTTP Authentication dialog, do not change the focus to the tab that generated the prompt, which could facilitate spoofing and phishing attacks.
Publish Date : 2005-05-02 Last Update Date : 2017-10-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2005-02-28 2005-02-24
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Firefox before 1.0.1 and Mozilla before 1.7.6, when displaying the HTTP Authentication dialog, do not change the focus t... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11191 unix
Mozilla HTTP auth Prompt Tab Spoofing oval:org.mitre.oval:def:100034 windows
RHSA-2005:176: firefox security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005176 unix
RHSA-2005:176: firefox security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050176 unix
RHSA-2005:384: Mozilla security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005384 unix
RHSA-2005:384: Mozilla security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050384 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2005-0584

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.9 RC * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.9 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.9.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.9.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.9.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.10.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.4 Alpha * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.4.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.5 RC1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.5 RC2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.5 Alpha * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.5.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.6 Alpha * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.6 Beta * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.7 RC1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.7 RC3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.7 RC2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.7 Alpha * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.7 Beta * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.7.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.7.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.7.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.7.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mozilla Firefox 9
Mozilla Mozilla 22

- References For CVE-2005-0584
GENTOO GLSA-200503-30
REDHAT RHSA-2005:176
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11191
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:100034

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-0584

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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