SecurityTracker.com
Keep Track of the Latest Vulnerabilities
with SecurityTracker!
    Home    |    View Topics    |    Search    |    Contact Us    |   

SecurityTracker
Archives


 
Sign Up
Sign Up for Your FREE Weekly SecurityTracker E-mail Alert Summary
Instant Alerts
Buy our Premium Vulnerability Notification Service to receive customized, instant alerts
Affiliates
Put SecurityTracker Vulnerability Alerts on Your Web Site -- It's Free!
Partners
Become a Partner and License Our Database or Notification Service
Report a Bug
Report a vulnerability that you have found to SecurityTracker
bugs
@
securitytracker.com






Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Mozilla Firefox Vendors:   Mozilla.org
Mozilla Firefox XUL Elements Let Remote Users Store Cookie-Like Information
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1021428
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1021428
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-5505   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 17 2008
Impact:   Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2.x prior to 2.0.0.19; 3.x prior to 3.0.5
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Mozilla Firefox. A remote user can store information on the target user's system.

A remote user can use the persist attribute in XUL elements to store cookie-like information on the target user's system.

Hish reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can store information on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (2.0.0.19, 3.0.5).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-63.html

Vendor URL:  www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-63.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.
Dec 17 2008 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Mozilla Firefox XUL Elements Let Remote Users Store Cookie-Like Information   (bugzilla@redhat.com)
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.



 Source Message Contents

Date:  Wed, 17 Dec 2008 00:50:18 -0500
Subject:  http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-63.html


Mozilla Firefox

CVE-2008-5505
 
 


Go to the Top of This SecurityTracker Archive Page





Home   |    View Topics   |    Search   |    Contact Us

Copyright 2014, SecurityGlobal.net LLC