62427 : Mozilla Multiple Browsers window.dialogArguments Same-origin Policy Bypass XSS
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2010-02-17
Time to Patch
195 days

Description

<em style='font-weight:bold;'>(Description Provided by <a href="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2009-3988" target="_blank">CVE</a>)</em> : Mozilla Firefox 3.0.x before 3.0.18 and 3.5.x before 3.5.8, and SeaMonkey before 2.0.3, does not properly restrict read access to object properties in showModalDialog, which allows remote attackers to bypass the Same Origin Policy and conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via crafted dialogArguments values.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access, Context Dependent
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Private
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Coordinated Disclosure
OSVDB: Web Related

Solution

Upgrade to Firefox version 3.6, 3.0.18, or 3.5.8 or higher, or SeaMonkey version 2.0.3 or higher, as they have been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

Unknown or Incomplete

References

Tools & Filters

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Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 5.0
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2010-02-22 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_1 Integrity_impact_0 Availability_impact_0

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