Rule Category

BROWSER-FIREFOX -- Snort has detected traffic known to exploit vulnerabilities present in the Firefox browser, or products that have the "Gecko" engine (Thunderbird email client, etc.).

Alert Message

BROWSER-FIREFOX Mozilla javascript navigator object access

Rule Explanation

Mozilla Firefox 1.5 before 1.5.0.5 and SeaMonkey before 1.0.3 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by changing certain properties of the window navigator object (window.navigator) that are accessed when Java starts up, which causes a crash that leads to code execution. Impact: CVSS base score 7.5 CVSS impact score 6.4 CVSS exploitability score 10.0 confidentialityImpact PARTIAL integrityImpact PARTIAL availabilityImpact PARTIAL Details: Ease of Attack:

What To Look For

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives

Contributors

Talos research team. This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology. For more information see [nvd].

MITRE ATT&CK Framework

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CVE

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Rule Vulnerability

CVE Additional Information

CVE-2006-3677
Mozilla Firefox 1.5 before 1.5.0.5 and SeaMonkey before 1.0.3 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by changing certain properties of the window navigator object (window.navigator) that are accessed when Java starts up, which causes a crash that leads to code execution.
Details
SeverityHIGH Base Score7.5
Impact Score6.4 Exploit Score10.0
Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL Integrity ImpactPARTIAL
Availability ImpactPARTIAL Access Vector
AuthenticationNONE Ease of Access