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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-4841

Mozilla Firefox before 2.0.0.8, Thunderbird before 2.0.0.8, and SeaMonkey before 1.1.5 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a (1) mailto, (2) nntp, (3) news, or (4) snews URI with invalid "%" encoding, related to improper file type handling on Windows XP with Internet Explorer 7 installed, a variant of CVE-2007-3845.
Publish Date : 2007-09-12 Last Update Date : 2011-09-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
9.3
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID 20

- Vendor Statements

Not vulnerable. This flaw does not affect the Linux version of Firefox.
Source: Redhat

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-4841 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20074841 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-2007-4841

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 1.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mozilla Firefox 1
Mozilla Seamonkey 1
Mozilla Thunderbird 1

- References For CVE-2007-4841

http://secunia.com/advisories/27311
SECUNIA 27311
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c00771742
HP HPSBUX02153
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c00774579
HP SSRT061236
http://secunia.com/advisories/27315
SECUNIA 27315
http://secunia.com/advisories/27360
SECUNIA 27360
http://secunia.com/advisories/27414
SECUNIA 27414
http://secunia.com/advisories/27744
SECUNIA 27744
http://secunia.com/advisories/28363
SECUNIA 28363
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3544
VUPEN ADV-2007-3544
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25543
BID 25543 Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.6 Unspecified Protocol Handling Command Injection Vulnerability Release Date:2008-01-09
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2007/mfsa2007-36.html CONFIRM
http://www.mandriva.com/en/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:202
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:202
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2007&m=slackware-security.471007
SLACKWARE SSA:2007-324-01
http://secunia.com/advisories/28398
SECUNIA 28398
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0082
VUPEN ADV-2008-0082
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0083
VUPEN ADV-2008-0083
http://xs-sniper.com/blog/2007/09/01/firefox-file-handling-woes/

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-4841

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


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