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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Mozilla Firefox Vendors:   Mozilla.org
Mozilla Firefox Stylesheet and MozSearch Bugs Permit Cross-Site Scripting Attacks and Frame Saving Bug Lets Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Data
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1022097
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1022097
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-1308, CVE-2009-1310, CVE-2009-1311   (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:   Several vulnerabilities were reported in Mozilla Firefox. A remote user can conduct cross-site scripting attacks. A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive data.

A remote user that can specify that a target web site use a third-party style sheet can conduct cross-site scripting attacks via XBL bindings [CVE-2009-1308]. Cefn Hoile reported this vulnerability. Thunderbird may be affected if JavaScript is enabled (not the default setting).

A remote user can create a specially crafted MozSearch plugin using a 'javascript:' URI in the SearchForm value [CVE-2009-1310]. On execution of an empty search, the javascript URI will be executed in the context of the current page. Prateek Saxena reported this vulnerability.

When the inner frame of a web page is saved, POST data associated with the outer page may be sent to the URL of the inner frame [CVE-2009-1311]. Paolo Amadini reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive data.

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

The vendor's advisories are available at:

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-18.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-20.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-21.html

Vendor URL:  www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-18.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 Stylesheet and MozSearch Bugs Permit Cross-Site Scripting Attacks and Frame Saving Bug Lets Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Data   (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 Stylesheet and MozSearch Bugs Permit Cross-Site Scripting Attacks and Frame Saving Bug Lets Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Data   (bugzilla@redhat.com)
Red Hat has released a fix for Mozilla SeaMonkey for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, and 4.
Jun 26 2009 (Red Hat Issues Fix for Thunderbird) Mozilla Firefox Stylesheet and MozSearch Bugs Permit Cross-Site Scripting Attacks and Frame Saving Bug Lets Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Data   (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 23:51:48 -0400
Subject:  Mozilla Firefox


http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-18.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-20.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-21.html

CVE-2009-1308
CVE-2009-1310
CVE-2009-1311



 
 


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