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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Mozilla Firefox Vendors:   Mozilla.org
Mozilla Firefox XUL Popup Bug Lets Remote Users Spoof Tabbed Pages
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1019700
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1019700
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-1241   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Mar 26 2008
Impact:   Disclosure of user information, Modification of authentication information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 2.0.0.13
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Mozilla Firefox. A remote user can spoof tabbed pages on the target user's browser.

A remote user can create specially crafted HTML that, when running in a background tab, will create a borderless XUL popup in front of the active tab in the target user's browser. The HTML can spoof arbitrary web pages.

Chris Thomas reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can spoof tabbed pages on the target user's browser.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (2.0.0.13).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-19.html

Vendor URL:  www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-19.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   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.
Mar 27 2008 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Mozilla Firefox XUL Popup Bug Lets Remote Users Spoof Tabbed Pages
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.
Mar 28 2008 (Red Hat Issues Fix for Seamonkey) Mozilla Firefox XUL Popup Bug Lets Remote Users Spoof Tabbed Pages
Red Hat has released a fix for Seamonkey for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, and 4.
Apr 3 2008 (Red Hat Issues Fix for Thunderbird) Mozilla Firefox XUL Popup Bug Lets Remote Users Spoof Tabbed Pages
Red Hat has released a fix for Thunderbird on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.



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