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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Mozilla Firefox Vendors:   Mozilla.org
Mozilla Firefox Lets Remote Users Obscure Web Forgery Dialog Warnings.
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1019342
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1019342
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-0594   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 8 2008
Impact:   Modification of system 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 obscure the web forgery warning dialog.

A remote user can create HTML with <div> tags with absolute positioning that, when loaded by the target user, will prevent a web forgery warning dialog from being displayed unless the target user switches tabs away-from then back-to the forged HTML page.

Emil Ljungdahl and Lars-Olof Moilanen reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can obscure the web forgery warning dialog.
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/mfsa2008-11.html

Vendor URL:  www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-11.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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