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1617547: CVE-2005-0590 security flaw

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The installation confirmation dialog in Firefox before 1.0.1, Thunderbird before 1.0.1, and Mozilla before 1.7.6 allows remote attackers to use InstallTrigger to spoof the hostname of the host performing the installation via a long "user:pass" sequence in the URL, which appears before the real hostname.

Find out more about CVE-2005-0590 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (mozilla) RHSA-2005:384 2005-04-28
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 RHSA-2005:384 2005-04-28
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (firefox) RHSA-2005:176 2005-03-01
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