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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Mozilla Firefox Vendors:   Mozilla.org
Mozilla Firefox Lets Remote Users Inject Arbitrary Content into 'about:blank' Windows
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1018412
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1018412
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-3089   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 18 2007
Impact:   Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 2.0 - 2.0.0.4
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Mozilla Firefox. A remote user can spoof the contents of loading windows.

A remote user can inject arbitrary content into an 'about:blank' frame when the new window is opened via a script. This allows the user to spoof the contents of a window while the window is loading.

A demonstration exploit is available at:

http://lcamtuf.coredump.cx/ifsnatch/

The vendor credits Ronen Zilberman and Michal Zalewski with separately reporting this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can spoof the contents of a new window while the window is loading.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (2.0.0.5).

The Mozilla advisory is available at:

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2007/mfsa2007-20.html

Vendor URL:  www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2007/mfsa2007-20.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, State error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Jul 19 2007 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Mozilla Firefox Lets Remote Users Inject Arbitrary Content into 'about:blank' Windows
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.



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