|Description||Mozilla Firefox 1.0.4 and 1.0.5 does not choose the challenge with the strongest authentication scheme available as required by RFC2617, which might cause credentials to be sent in plaintext even if an encrypted channel is available.|
|Source||CVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)|
|NVD severity||medium (attack range: remote)|
|Debian Bugs||320538, 320539|
Vulnerable and fixed packages
The table below lists information on source packages.
|iceweasel (PTS)||wheezy, wheezy (security)||38.8.0esr-1~deb7u1||vulnerable|
The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.
Firefox and Mozilla follow RFC behaviour. This is more a lack of security
feature (client-side preference for stronger methods) and not a vulnerabilit
This also seems like a rare setup.