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MFSA2007-36 Firefox: URIs with invalid %-encoding mishandled by Windows (CVE-2007-4841)

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MFSA2007-36 Firefox: URIs with invalid %-encoding mishandled by Windows (CVE-2007-4841)

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
09/12/2007
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/14/2012
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

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.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-firefox-upgrade-2_0_0_8

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