ID CVE-2005-2265
Summary Firefox before 1.0.5, Mozilla before 1.7.9, and Netscape 8.0.2 and 7.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (access violation and crash), and possibly execute arbitrary code, by calling InstallVersion.compareTo with an object instead of a string.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.9:rc:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.9:rc:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.9.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.9.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.9.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.9.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.9.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.9.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.10.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:0.10.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox:1.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.4:alpha:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.4:alpha:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.5:alpha:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.5:alpha:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.5:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.5:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.5:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.5:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.6:alpha:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.6:alpha:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.6:beta:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.6:beta:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7:alpha:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7:alpha:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7:beta:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7:beta:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:mozilla:1.7.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 5.0 (as of 11-10-2017 - 01:30)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE NVD-CWE-Other
CAPEC
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
NETWORK LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
NONE NONE PARTIAL
cvss-vector via4 AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
oval via4
  • accepted 2007-05-09T16:10:29.567-04:00
    class vulnerability
    contributors
    • name Robert L. Hollis
      organization ThreatGuard, Inc.
    • name Jonathan Baker
      organization The MITRE Corporation
    • name Matthew Wojcik
      organization The MITRE Corporation
    • name John Hoyland
      organization Centennial Software
    • name John Hoyland
      organization Centennial Software
    • name Jonathan Baker
      organization The MITRE Corporation
    • name Jonathan Baker
      organization The MITRE Corporation
    • name Jonathan Baker
      organization The MITRE Corporation
    • name Jonathan Baker
      organization The MITRE Corporation
    description Firefox before 1.0.5, Mozilla before 1.7.9, and Netscape 8.0.2 and 7.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (access violation and crash), and possibly execute arbitrary code, by calling InstallVersion.compareTo with an object instead of a string.
    family windows
    id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:100008
    status accepted
    submitted 2005-08-16T04:00:00.000-04:00
    title InstallVersion.compareTo() DoS and Code Execution Vulnerability
    version 7
  • accepted 2013-04-29T04:05:19.016-04:00
    class vulnerability
    contributors
    • name Aharon Chernin
      organization SCAP.com, LLC
    • name Dragos Prisaca
      organization G2, Inc.
    definition_extensions
    • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
      oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11782
    • comment CentOS Linux 3.x
      oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16651
    • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
      oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11831
    • comment CentOS Linux 4.x
      oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16636
    • comment Oracle Linux 4.x
      oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15990
    description Firefox before 1.0.5, Mozilla before 1.7.9, and Netscape 8.0.2 and 7.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (access violation and crash), and possibly execute arbitrary code, by calling InstallVersion.compareTo with an object instead of a string.
    family unix
    id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10397
    status accepted
    submitted 2010-07-09T03:56:16-04:00
    title Firefox before 1.0.5, Mozilla before 1.7.9, and Netscape 8.0.2 and 7.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (access violation and crash), and possibly execute arbitrary code, by calling InstallVersion.compareTo with an object instead of a string.
    version 23
  • accepted 2013-04-08T04:00:46.461-04:00
    class vulnerability
    contributors
    • name Jay Beale
      organization Bastille Linux
    • name Dragos Prisaca
      organization Symantec Corporation
    • name Dragos Prisaca
      organization G2, Inc.
    description Firefox before 1.0.5, Mozilla before 1.7.9, and Netscape 8.0.2 and 7.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (access violation and crash), and possibly execute arbitrary code, by calling InstallVersion.compareTo with an object instead of a string.
    family unix
    id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:417
    status accepted
    submitted 2005-08-15T04:00:00.000-04:00
    title RHE4 InstallVersion.compareTo() DoS and Code Execution Vulnerability
    version 8
  • accepted 2005-10-12T05:49:00.000-04:00
    class vulnerability
    contributors
    name Jay Beale
    organization Bastille Linux
    description Firefox before 1.0.5, Mozilla before 1.7.9, and Netscape 8.0.2 and 7.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (access violation and crash), and possibly execute arbitrary code, by calling InstallVersion.compareTo with an object instead of a string.
    family unix
    id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:781
    status accepted
    submitted 2005-08-15T04:00:00.000-04:00
    title RHE3 InstallVersion.compareTo() DoS and Code Execution Vulnerability
    version 4
redhat via4
advisories
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2005:586
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2005:587
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2005:601
refmap via4
bid 14242
ciac P-252
confirm http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/mfsa2005-50.html
debian DSA-810
fedora FLSA:160202
misc
secunia
  • 16043
  • 16044
  • 16059
  • 19823
suse
  • SUSE-SA:2005:045
  • SUSE-SA:2006:022
  • SUSE-SR:2005:018
vupen ADV-2005-1075
Last major update 11-10-2017 - 01:30
Published 13-07-2005 - 04:00
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