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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-1160

The privileged "chrome" UI code in Firefox before 1.0.3 and Mozilla Suite before 1.7.7 allows remote attackers to gain privileges by overriding certain properties or methods of DOM nodes, as demonstrated using multiple attacks involving the eval function or the Script object.
Publish Date : 2005-05-02 Last Update Date : 2017-10-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
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 Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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) Gain privileges
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 important 2005-04-05 2005-04-15
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2005-1160 unix
Mozilla DOM Node Privilege Escalation Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:100017 windows
RHSA-2005:383: firefox security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005383 unix
RHSA-2005:383: firefox security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050383 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
RHSA-2005:386: Mozilla security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005386 unix
RHSA-2005:386: Mozilla security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050386 unix
RHSA-2005:601: thunderbird security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050601 unix
RHSA-2005:601: thunderbird security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005601 unix
The privileged "chrome" UI code in Firefox before 1.0.3 and Mozilla Suite before 1.7.7 allows remote attackers to gain p... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11291 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2005-1160

# 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 Firefox 1.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.4 Alpha * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.4.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.5 RC2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.5 Alpha * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.5 RC1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.5.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.6 Alpha * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.6 Beta * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.7 RC1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.7 Alpha * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.7 RC2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.7 RC3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.7 Beta * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.7.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.7.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.7.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.7.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.7.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mozilla Firefox 11
Mozilla Mozilla 23

- References For CVE-2005-1160
BID 13233 Mozilla Suite And Firefox Document Object Model Nodes Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2007-02-22
REDHAT RHSA-2005:601
SCO SCOSA-2005.49
BID 15495 SCO OpenServer Release 5.0.7 Maintenance Pack 4 Released - Multiple Vulnerabilities Fixed Release Date:2007-02-27
REDHAT RHSA-2005:384
REDHAT RHSA-2005:386
REDHAT RHSA-2005:383
SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:004
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11291
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:100017

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-1160

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

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