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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Mozilla Firefox Vendors:   Mozilla.org
Mozilla Firefox 'jar:' Scheme Error Processing the 'content-disposition:' Header May Affect Some Web Sites
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1022095
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1022095
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-1306   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 22 2009
Impact:   Disclosure of authentication information, Disclosure of user information, Execution of arbitrary code 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 may be able to bypass web site content disposition restrictions.

When a URL is loaded via the 'jar:' scheme, the browser will ignore the 'Content-Disposition: attachment' HTTP header and display the content inline. On web sites that expect the content to be delivered within an attachment and not executed in the context of the site, content injection attacks may be effective.

Daniel Veditz reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user may be able to conduct content injection attacks.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (3.0.9).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-16.html

Vendor URL:  www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-16.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.
Apr 22 2009 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Mozilla Firefox 'jar:' Scheme Error Processing the 'content-disposition:' Header May Affect Some Web Sites   (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 'jar:' Scheme Error Processing the 'content-disposition:' Header May Affect Some Web Sites   (bugzilla@redhat.com)
Red Hat has released a fix for Mozilla SeaMonkey for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, and 4.
Jun 25 2009 (Red Hat Issues Fix for Thunderbird) Mozilla Firefox 'jar:' Scheme Error Processing the 'content-disposition:' Header May Affect Some Web Sites   (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 'jar:' Scheme Error Processing the 'content-disposition:' Header May Affect Some Web Sites   (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 23:43:59 -0400
Subject:  Mozilla Firefox


http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-16.html

CVE-2009-1306
 
 


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