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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-0578

Firefox before 1.0.1 and Mozilla Suite before 1.7.6 use a predictable filename for the plugin temporary directory, which allows local users to delete arbitrary files of other users via a symlink attack on the plugtmp directory.
Publish Date : 2005-05-02 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.1
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
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)
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 2005-02-28 2005-02-24
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Firefox before 1.0.1 and Mozilla Suite before 1.7.6 use a predictable filename for the plugin temporary directory, which... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10954 unix
RHSA-2005:176: firefox security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050176 unix
RHSA-2005:176: firefox security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005176 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
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-2005-0578

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

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mozilla Firefox 9
Mozilla Mozilla 22

- References For CVE-2005-0578

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-176.html
REDHAT RHSA-2005:176
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-384.html
REDHAT RHSA-2005:384
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/12659
BID 12659 Mozilla Suite Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities Release Date:2007-01-25
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/mfsa2005-28.html CONFIRM
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200503-10.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200503-10
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200503-30.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200503-30

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-0578

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


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