CVE-2005-2265

MEDIUM

Description

Firefox before 1.0.5, Mozilla before 1.7.9, and Netscape 8.0.2 and 7.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (access violation and crash), and possibly execute arbitrary code, by calling InstallVersion.compareTo with an object instead of a string.

References

http://secunia.com/advisories/16043

http://secunia.com/advisories/16044

http://secunia.com/advisories/16059

http://secunia.com/advisories/19823

http://www.ciac.org/ciac/bulletins/p-252.shtml

http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-810

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/mfsa2005-50.html

http://www.networksecurity.fi/advisories/netscape-multiple-issues.html

http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_18_sr.html

http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_45_mozilla.html

http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_04_25.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-586.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-587.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-601.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/14242

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/1075

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=295854

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=160202

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A100008

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10397

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A417

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A781

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2005-07-13

Updated: 2017-10-11

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM