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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-0906

The XPInstall installer in Mozilla Firefox before the Preview Release, Mozilla before 1.7.3, and Thunderbird before 0.8 sets insecure permissions for certain installed files within xpi packages, which could allow local users to overwrite arbitrary files or execute arbitrary code.
Publish Date : 2004-12-31 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.6
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 User
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 low 2005-03-16 2004-02-26
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2004-0906 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20040906 unix
RHSA-2005:323: mozilla security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050323 unix
RHSA-2005:323: mozilla security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005323 unix
The XPInstall installer in Mozilla Firefox before the Preview Release, Mozilla before 1.7.3, and Thunderbird before 0.8 ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11668 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-2004-0906

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mozilla Mozilla 0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mozilla Mozilla 0.9.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mozilla Mozilla 0.9.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mozilla Mozilla 0.9.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mozilla Mozilla 0.9.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mozilla Mozilla 0.9.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mozilla Mozilla 0.9.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Mozilla Mozilla 0.9.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Mozilla Mozilla 0.9.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Mozilla Mozilla 0.9.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Mozilla Mozilla 0.9.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Mozilla Mozilla 0.9.35 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Mozilla Mozilla 0.9.48 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.0 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.0 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.1 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.1 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.2 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.2 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.4 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.4 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.7 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.7 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.7 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.7 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.7 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application Mozilla Mozilla 1.7.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.7.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 0.7.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mozilla Mozilla 44
Mozilla Thunderbird 10

- References For CVE-2004-0906

http://secunia.com/advisories/12526/
SECUNIA 12526
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200409-26.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200409-26
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2004_36_mozilla.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2004:036
http://www.mozilla.org/projects/security/known-vulnerabilities.html#mozilla1.7.3 CONFIRM
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-323.html
REDHAT RHSA-2005:323
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/11192
BID 11192 Mozilla/Firefox Browsers Tar.GZ Archive Weak Permissions Vulnerability Release Date:2010-08-05
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/17375
XF mozilla-insecure-file-permissions(17375)
http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=231083 CONFIRM
http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=235781 CONFIRM
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/653160
CERT-VN VU#653160

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-0906

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


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