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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-2261

Firefox before 1.0.5, Thunderbird before 1.0.5, Mozilla before 1.7.9, Netscape 8.0.2, and K-Meleon 0.9 runs XBL scripts even when Javascript has been disabled, which makes it easier for remote attackers to bypass such protection.
Publish Date : 2005-07-13 Last Update Date : 2017-10-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
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 Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Bypass a restriction or similar
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 low 2005-07-12 2005-07-12
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Firefox before 1.0.5, Thunderbird before 1.0.5, Mozilla before 1.7.9, Netscape 8.0.2, and K-Meleon 0.9 runs XBL scripts ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10947 unix
RHE3 XBL Script Security Bypass Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1348 unix
RHE4 XBL Script Security Bypass Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:808 unix
RHSA-2005:586: firefox security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050586 unix
RHSA-2005:586: firefox security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005586 unix
RHSA-2005:587: mozilla security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050587 unix
RHSA-2005:587: mozilla security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005587 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
XBL Script Security Bypass Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:100012 windows
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-2005-2261

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.9 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mozilla Firefox 0.9 RC * * 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 Firefox 1.0.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.4 Alpha * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.4.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.5 RC1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.5 RC2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.5 Alpha * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.5.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.6 Alpha * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.6 Beta * * 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 RC2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.7 RC1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.7 RC3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.7.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.7.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.7.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.7.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.7.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.7.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.7.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.7.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.7.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.7.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.9 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
55 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mozilla Firefox 13
Mozilla Mozilla 25
Mozilla Thunderbird 17

- References For CVE-2005-2261

http://secunia.com/advisories/16044
SECUNIA 16044
http://secunia.com/advisories/16059
SECUNIA 16059
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-810
DEBIAN DSA-810
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=160202
FEDORA FLSA:160202
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-586.html
REDHAT RHSA-2005:586
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-587.html
REDHAT RHSA-2005:587
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-601.html
REDHAT RHSA-2005:601
http://secunia.com/advisories/19823
SECUNIA 19823
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_45_mozilla.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2005:045
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/14242
BID 14242 Mozilla Suite, Firefox And Thunderbird Multiple Vulnerabilities Release Date:2007-11-15
http://secunia.com/advisories/16043
SECUNIA 16043
http://www.ciac.org/ciac/bulletins/p-252.shtml
CIAC P-252
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=292589
http://www.networksecurity.fi/advisories/netscape-multiple-issues.html
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=292591
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/mfsa2005-46.html CONFIRM
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_18_sr.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2005:018
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_04_25.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:004
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/1075
VUPEN ADV-2005-1075
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A808
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:808
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A1348
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1348
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10947
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10947
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A100012
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:100012

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-2261

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


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