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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Mozilla Firefox Vendors:   Mozilla.org
Mozilla Firefox Lets Remote Users Steal the Focus to Obtain Keystrokes
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1019330
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1019330
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-0414   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 8 2008
Impact:   Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 2.0.0.12
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Mozilla Firefox. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create specially crafted HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will shift the focus to capture user input or force the user to upload a file.

hong and Gregory Fleisher reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will capture the target user's input.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (2.0.0.12).

The Mozilla advisory is available at:

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-02.html

Vendor URL:  www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-02.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.
Feb 8 2008 (Mozilla Issues Fix for Seamonkey) Mozilla Firefox Lets Remote Users Steal the Focus to Obtain Keystrokes
Mozilla has issued a fix for Mozilla Seamonkey.



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