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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Mozilla Firefox Vendors:
Mozilla Firefox Cache Collision May Let Remote Users Obtain Cached Web Page Contents
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1017699
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-0778   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 24 2007
Impact:   Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to, also 2.0,
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Mozilla Firefox. A remote user may be able to obtain information from the target user's browser cache.

Two web pages can collide in the disk cache, causing portions of the longer document to be appended to the shorter document. A remote user may be able to exploit this to obtain information from the target user's web cache.

Seamonkey is also affected.

Aad reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user may be able to obtain cached information from the target user's browser.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (,

The Mozilla advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:   Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

 Source Message Contents

Date:  Sat, 24 Feb 2007 01:25:56 -0500
Subject:  Mozilla Firefox


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