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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-2269

Firefox before 1.0.5, Mozilla before 1.7.9, and Netscape 8.0.2 does not properly verify the associated types of DOM node names within the context of their namespaces, which allows remote attackers to modify certain tag properties, possibly leading to execution of arbitrary script or code, as demonstrated using an XHTML document with IMG tags with custom properties ("XHTML node spoofing").
Publish Date : 2005-07-13 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 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) Execute Code
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 2005-07-12 2005-07-12
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Firefox and Mozilla DOM Node Spoofing oval:org.mitre.oval:def:100004 windows
Firefox before 1.0.5, Mozilla before 1.7.9, and Netscape 8.0.2 does not properly verify the associated types of DOM node... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9777 unix
RHE3 Firefox and Mozilla DOM Node Spoofing oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1258 unix
RHE4 Firefox and Mozilla DOM Node Spoofing oval:org.mitre.oval:def:729 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
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-2005-2269

# 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 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 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.5 RC2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.5 Alpha * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.5 RC1 * * 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 Beta * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.7 RC3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.7 RC1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.7 RC2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.7 Alpha * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.7 Beta * * 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

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mozilla Firefox 13
Mozilla Mozilla 25

- References For CVE-2005-2269
SUSE SUSE-SA:2005:045
REDHAT RHSA-2005:587
REDHAT RHSA-2005:601
REDHAT RHSA-2005:586
BID 14242 Mozilla Suite, Firefox And Thunderbird Multiple Vulnerabilities Release Date:2007-11-15
CIAC P-252
SUSE SUSE-SR:2005:018
VUPEN ADV-2005-1075
SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:004
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9777
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:729
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1258
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:100011
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:100005
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:100004

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-2269

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