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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Mozilla Browser Vendors:   Mozilla.org
Mozilla Suite Lets Remote Users Invoke eval and Script Objects With Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1013964
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1013964
CVE Reference:   CAN-2005-1532   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jun 29 2005
Original Entry Date:  May 12 2005
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 1.7.8
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in the Mozilla web browser suite. A remote user can cause scripting code to be executed with elevated privileges.

A remote user can create HTML that can cause privileged code to invoke eval() or Script() objects with user-supplied data. Scripts in the HTML can override properties and methods of non-DOM nodes.

No further details were provided.

The vendor credits moz_bug_r_a4 with reporting this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary scripting code with elevated privileges.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (1.7.8), available at:

http://www.mozilla.org/products/mozilla1.x/

Vendor URL:  www.mozilla.org/security/announce/mfsa2005-44.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.
Jun 29 2005 (HP Issues Fix for Secure Web Browser for OpenVMS) Mozilla Suite Lets Remote Users Invoke eval and Script Objects With Elevated Privileges
HP has issued a fix for Secure Web Browser for HP OpenVMS Alpha.



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