VDB-1274 · SA14565 · OSVDB 14756

Mozilla Firefox up to 1.0.1 HTML Link Table Target Remote Privilege Escalation

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A vulnerability was found in Mozilla Firefox up to 1.0.1 (Web Browser) and classified as critical. Affected by this issue is an unknown function of the component HTML Link Table Target Handler. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was shared 03/14/2005 by bitlance winter. The attack may be launched remotely. The successful exploitation requires a simple authentication. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $25k-$100k at the moment (estimation calculated on 07/01/2019).

As 0-day the estimated underground price was around $100k and more.

Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at mozilla.com. The problem might be mitigated by replacing the product with as an alternative. The best possible mitigation is suggested to be establishing an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Secunia (SA14565). The entry 1276 is related to this item.





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.6
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.6

VulDB Base Score: 4.6
VulDB Temp Score: 4.6
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Class: Unknown
CWE: Unknown
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Patch: mozilla.com


03/14/2005 🔍
03/14/2005 +0 days 🔍
03/14/2005 +0 days 🔍
03/21/2005 +6 days 🔍
07/01/2019 +5215 days 🔍


Vendor: https://www.mozilla.org/
Product: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/

Researcher: bitlance winter
Status: Not defined
Secunia: 14565 - Firefox "Save Link As..." Status Bar Spoofing Weakness, Not Critical
OSVDB: 14756 - Multiple Browser Save Link Target As... Status Bar Spoofing

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Created: 03/21/2005 10:10 AM
Updated: 07/01/2019 05:26 PM
Changes: (1) source_secunia_date
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