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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Mozilla Firefox Vendors:   Mozilla.org
Mozilla Firefox Bug in Processing Adobe Flash Contents Lets Remote Users Bypass Cross-Domain Restrictions
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1022093
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1022093
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-1307   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 22 2009
Impact:   Disclosure of user information, Host/resource access via network, Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 3.x prior to 3.0.9
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Mozilla Firefox. A remote user can conduct cross-site request forgery attacks.

A remote user can create specially crafted Adobe Flash content that, when loaded via the 'view-source:' scheme, will bypass cross-domain restrictions and will run with the privileges provided to local content.

The Flash content can connect to arbitrary resources via HTTP and conduct cross-site request forgery attacks.

The Flash content can read and write Local Shared Objects on the target system.

Mozilla SeaMonkey is affected.

Mozilla Thunderbird may be affected if plugins are enabled in mail (not the default setting).

Gregory Fleischer reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can conduct cross-domain restrictions to conduct cross-site request forgery attacks.

A remote user can read and write shared objects on the target system.

Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (3.0.9).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-17.html

Vendor URL:  www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-17.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.
Apr 22 2009 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Mozilla Firefox Bug in Processing Adobe Flash Contents Lets Remote Users Bypass Cross-Domain Restrictions   (bugzilla@redhat.com)
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.
Apr 22 2009 (Red Hat Issues Fix for SeaMonkey) Mozilla Firefox Bug in Processing Adobe Flash Contents Lets Remote Users Bypass Cross-Domain Restrictions   (bugzilla@redhat.com)
Red Hat has released a fix for Mozilla SeaMonkey for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, and 4.
Jun 24 2009 (Mozilla Has Issued a Fix for Thunderbird) Mozilla Firefox Bug in Processing Adobe Flash Contents Lets Remote Users Bypass Cross-Domain Restrictions
Mozilla has issued a fix for Thunderbird.
Jun 25 2009 (Red Hat Issues Fix for Thunderbird) Mozilla Firefox Bug in Processing Adobe Flash Contents Lets Remote Users Bypass Cross-Domain Restrictions   (bugzilla@redhat.com)
Red Hat has released a fix for Mozilla Thunderbird for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.
Jun 26 2009 (Red Hat Issues Fix for Thunderbird) Mozilla Firefox Bug in Processing Adobe Flash Contents Lets Remote Users Bypass Cross-Domain Restrictions   (bugzilla@redhat.com)
Red Hat has released a fix for Mozilla Thunderbird for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.



 Source Message Contents

Date:  Tue, 21 Apr 2009 23:04:19 -0400
Subject:  Mozilla Firefox


http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-17.html

CVE-2009-1307
 
 


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