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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-1477

The install function in Firefox 1.0.3 allows remote web sites on the browser's whitelist, such as update.mozilla.org or addon.mozilla.org, to execute arbitrary Javascript with chrome privileges, leading to arbitrary code execution on the system when combined with vulnerabilities such as CVE-2005-1476, as demonstrated using a javascript: URL as the package icon and a cross-site scripting (XSS) attack on a vulnerable whitelist site.
Publish Date : 2005-05-09 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.1
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 High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeCross Site Scripting
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 2005-05-09 2005-05-08
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Install Function in Firefox and Mozilla Permits Arbitrary Code Execution oval:org.mitre.oval:def:100001 windows
RHSA-2005:434: firefox security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005434 unix
RHSA-2005:434: firefox security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050434 unix
RHSA-2005:435: mozilla security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005435 unix
RHSA-2005:435: mozilla security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050435 unix
The install function in Firefox 1.0.3 allows remote web sites on the browser's whitelist, such as update.mozilla.org or ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9231 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-2005-1477

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mozilla Firefox 1

- References For CVE-2005-1477

ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/OpenServer/SCOSA-2005.49/SCOSA-2005.49.txt
SCO SCOSA-2005.49
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=full-disclosure&m=111553138007647&w=2
FULLDISC 20050508 Firefox Remote Compromise Leaked
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-434.html
REDHAT RHSA-2005:434
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=full-disclosure&m=111556301530553&w=2
FULLDISC 20050508 Firefox Remote Compromise Technical Details
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-435.html
REDHAT RHSA-2005:435
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15495
BID 15495 SCO OpenServer Release 5.0.7 Maintenance Pack 4 Released - Multiple Vulnerabilities Fixed Release Date:2007-02-27
http://greyhatsecurity.org/firefox.htm
http://securitytracker.com/id?1013913
SECTRACK 1013913
http://greyhatsecurity.org/vulntests/ffrc.htm
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/13544
BID 13544 Mozilla Firefox Install Method Remote Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2007-02-28
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/mfsa2005-42.html CONFIRM
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/20443
XF mozilla-javascript-code-execution(20443)
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=293302
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=292691
http://secunia.com/advisories/15292
SECUNIA 15292
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/648758
CERT-VN VU#648758
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2005/0493
VUPEN ADV-2005-0493

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-1477

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


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