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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Mozilla Firefox Vendors:   Mozilla.org
Mozilla Firefox Stylesheet Processing Bug May Let Remote Users Obtain URL Parameters
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1019341
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1019341
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-0593   (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 in the processing of stylesheets. A remote user may be able to obtain potentially sensitive URL parameters.

A remote web site may be able to obtain potentially sensitive URL parameters due to the way in which the browser handles stylesheets and HTTP 302 redirects.

Martin Straka reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user may be able to obtain potentially sensitive URL parameters.
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/mfsa2008-10.html

Vendor URL:  www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-10.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.
Feb 8 2008 (Mozilla Issues Fix for Seamonkey) Mozilla Firefox Stylesheet Processing Bug May Let Remote Users Obtain URL Parameters
Mozilla has issued a fix for Mozilla Seamonkey.
Feb 8 2008 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Mozilla Firefox Stylesheet Processing Bug May Let Remote Users Obtain URL Parameters
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.



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