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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-4134

Mozilla Firefox 1.5, Netscape 8.0.4 and 7.2, and K-Meleon before 0.9.12 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption and delayed application startup) via a web site with a large title, which is recorded in history.dat but not processed efficiently during startup. NOTE: despite initial reports, the Mozilla vendor does not believe that this issue can be used to trigger a crash or buffer overflow in Firefox. Also, it has been independently reported that Netscape 8.1 does not have this issue.
Publish Date : 2005-12-09 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
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) Denial Of ServiceOverflow
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 2005-12-03 2005-12-03
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Mozilla Firefox 1.5, Netscape 8.0.4 and 7.2, and K-Meleon before 0.9.12 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of ser... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11382 unix
Mozilla Firefox History File Buffer Overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1619 windows
RHSA-2006:0199: mozilla security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060199 unix
RHSA-2006:0200: firefox security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060200 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-2005-4134

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application K-meleon Project K-meleon 0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application K-meleon Project K-meleon 0.7 Service Pack 1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application K-meleon Project K-meleon 0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application K-meleon Project K-meleon 0.8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application K-meleon Project K-meleon 0.8.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application K-meleon Project K-meleon 0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Mozilla Mozilla Suite 1.7.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Netscape Navigator 7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Netscape Navigator 7.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Netscape Navigator 8.0.40 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
K-meleon Project K-meleon 6
Mozilla Firefox 1
Mozilla Mozilla Suite 1
Netscape Navigator 3

- References For CVE-2005-4134

http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-205.htm CONFIRM
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/UnixWare/SCOSA-2006.26/SCOSA-2006.26.txt
SCO SCOSA-2006.26
http://secunia.com/advisories/21033
SECUNIA 21033
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102550-1
SUNALERT 102550
http://secunia.com/advisories/21622
SECUNIA 21622
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2006/3391
VUPEN ADV-2006-3391
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20060201-01-U
SGI 20060201-01-U
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/438730/100/0/threaded
HP HPSBUX02122
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:037
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:037
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:036
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:036
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=full-disclosure&m=113404911919629&w=2
FULLDISC 20051208 re: Firefox 1.5 buffer overflow (poc)
http://secunia.com/advisories/17934
SECUNIA 17934
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=full-disclosure&m=113405896025702&w=2
FULLDISC 20051208 Re: re: Firefox 1.5 buffer overflow (poc)
http://secunia.com/advisories/17944
SECUNIA 17944
http://secunia.com/advisories/17946
SECUNIA 17946
http://secunia.com/advisories/18700
SECUNIA 18700
http://secunia.com/advisories/18704
SECUNIA 18704
http://secunia.com/advisories/18705
SECUNIA 18705
http://secunia.com/advisories/18706
SECUNIA 18706
http://secunia.com/advisories/18708
SECUNIA 18708
http://secunia.com/advisories/18709
SECUNIA 18709
http://secunia.com/advisories/19230
SECUNIA 19230
http://secunia.com/advisories/19746
SECUNIA 19746
http://secunia.com/advisories/19863
SECUNIA 19863
http://secunia.com/advisories/19862
SECUNIA 19862
http://secunia.com/advisories/19852
SECUNIA 19852
http://secunia.com/advisories/19759
SECUNIA 19759
http://secunia.com/advisories/19902
SECUNIA 19902
http://secunia.com/advisories/19941
SECUNIA 19941
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-228526-1
SUNALERT 228526
http://securitytracker.com/id?1015328
SECTRACK 1015328
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1044
DEBIAN DSA-1044
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1051
DEBIAN DSA-1051
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1046
DEBIAN DSA-1046
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2005/2805
VUPEN ADV-2005-2805
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2006/0413
VUPEN ADV-2006-0413
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200604-12.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200604-12
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200604-18.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200604-18
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/mfsa2006-03.html CONFIRM
http://www.mozilla.org/security/history-title.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/16476
BID 16476 Multiple Mozilla Products Memory Corruption/Code Injection/Access Restriction Bypass Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-09-10
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15773
BID 15773 Mozilla Firefox Large History File Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2008-09-10
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/425978/100/0/threaded
FEDORA FLSA-2006:180036-2
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/425975/100/0/threaded
FEDORA FLSA:180036-1
http://www.networksecurity.fi/advisories/netscape-history.html
http://www.osvdb.org/21533
OSVDB 21533
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-announce-list/2006-February/msg00005.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2006-075
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-announce-list/2006-February/msg00006.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2006-076
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0199.html
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0199
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0200.html
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0200
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-275-1
UBUNTU USN-275-1
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-271-1
UBUNTU USN-271-1

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-4134

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


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