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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-2706

Firefox before 1.0.7 and Mozilla before Suite 1.7.12 allows remote attackers to execute Javascript with chrome privileges via an about: page such as about:mozilla.
Publish Date : 2005-09-23 Last Update Date : 2017-10-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
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 moderate 2005-09-15 2005-09-22
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2005-2706 unix
Firefox before 1.0.7 and Mozilla before Suite 1.7.12 allows remote attackers to execute Javascript with chrome privilege... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11317 unix
Firefox/Mozilla Suite about: Scheme Privilege Escalation Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1443 windows
RHSA-2005:785: firefox security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005785 unix
RHSA-2005:785: firefox security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050785 unix
RHSA-2005:789: mozilla security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050789 unix
RHSA-2005:789: mozilla security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005789 unix
RHSA-2005:791: thunderbird security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050791 unix
RHSA-2005:791: thunderbird security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005791 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-2005-2706

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mozilla Firefox 1.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Mozilla Mozilla Suite 1.7.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Mozilla Mozilla Suite 1.7.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Mozilla Mozilla Suite 1.7.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Mozilla Mozilla Suite 1.7.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Mozilla Mozilla Suite 1.7.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mozilla Firefox 7
Mozilla Mozilla Suite 5

- References For CVE-2005-2706
VUPEN ADV-2005-1824
XF mozilla-about-execute-code(22378)
BID 15495 SCO OpenServer Release 5.0.7 Maintenance Pack 4 Released - Multiple Vulnerabilities Fixed Release Date:2007-02-27
REDHAT RHSA-2005:789
REDHAT RHSA-2005:791
BID 14920 Mozilla Browser/Firefox Chrome Page Loading Restriction Bypass Privilege Escalation Weakness Release Date:2007-01-25
FEDORA FLSA-2006:168375
SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:004
SUSE SUSE-SA:2005:058
SECTRACK 1014954
SCO SCOSA-2005.49

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-2706

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

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