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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Mozilla Firefox Vendors:   Mozilla.org
Mozilla Firefox Lets Remote Users Set Cookie Values to Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1018163
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1018163
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-1362   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 31 2007
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 1.5 prior to 1.5.0.12, 2.0 prior to 2.0.0.4
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Mozilla Firefox. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user can create HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will set an exceptionally long cookie value, causing the target user's browser to consume excessive memory and disk resources. A specially crafted cookie path and name value may allow a remote user to set a secure cookie from a non-secure site.

Nicolas Derouet reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (1.5.0.12, 2.0.0.4).

The Mozilla advisory is available at:

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2007/mfsa2007-14.html

Vendor URL:  www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2007/mfsa2007-14.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
May 31 2007 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Mozilla Firefox Lets Remote Users Set Cookie Values to Deny Service
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.



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