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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Mozilla Firefox Vendors:   Mozilla.org
Mozilla Firefox XUL Popups Let Remote Users Spoof Portions of the Browser Chrome
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1018155
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1018155
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-2871   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 31 2007
Impact:   Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 1.5 prior to 1.5.0.12, 2.0 prior to 2.0.0.4
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Mozilla Firefox. A remote user can conduct spoofing attacks.

A remote user can create a specially crafted XUL popup that can appear outside of the content area boundaries. This can be exploited to spoof portions of the browser chrome.

Chris Thomas reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can spoof portions of the browser chrome.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (1.5.0.12, 2.0.0.4).

The Mozilla advisory is available at:

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2007/mfsa2007-17.html

Vendor URL:  www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2007/mfsa2007-17.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:   Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
May 31 2007 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Mozilla Firefox XUL Popups Let Remote Users Spoof Portions of the Browser Chrome   (bugzilla@redhat.com)
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.



 Source Message Contents

Date:  Wed, 30 May 2007 21:46:26 -0400
Subject:  Mozilla Firefox


http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2007/mfsa2007-17.html

CVE-2007-2871
 
 


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