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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Mozilla Firefox Vendors:   Mozilla.org
Mozilla Firefox designMode Frames May Let Remote Users Obtain Information and Potentially Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1019328
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1019328
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-0419   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Feb 8 2008
Original Entry Date:  Feb 8 2008
Impact:   Disclosure of user information, Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 2.0.0.12
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Mozilla Firefox. A remote user can obtain navigation information. A remote user may be able to cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create specially crafted HTML containing designMode frames. When the target user navigates away from the page, the HTML can access the target user's navigation history and forward navigation information. The HTML can also cause the target user's browser to crash or potentially execute arbitrary code.

David Bloom reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will obtain navigation information or potentially execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (2.0.0.12).

The Mozilla advisory is available at:

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-06.html

Vendor URL:  www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-06.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, State error
Underlying OS:   Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Feb 8 2008 (Mozilla Issues Fix for Thunderbird) Mozilla Firefox designMode Frames May Let Remote Users Obtain Information and Potentially Execute Arbitrary Code
Mozilla has issued a fix for Mozilla Thunderbird.
Feb 8 2008 (Mozilla Issues Fix for Seamonkey) Mozilla Firefox designMode Frames May Let Remote Users Obtain Information and Potentially Execute Arbitrary Code
Mozilla has issued a fix for Mozilla Seamonkey.
Feb 8 2008 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Mozilla Firefox designMode Frames May Let Remote Users Obtain Information and Potentially Execute Arbitrary Code   (bugzilla@redhat.com)
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.



 Source Message Contents

Date:  Thu, 7 Feb 2008 22:22:21 -0500
Subject:  Mozilla Firefox


http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-06.html

CVE-2008-0419
 
 


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