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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Mozilla Firefox Vendors:   Mozilla.org
Mozilla Firefox nsXMLHttpRequest::NotifyEventListeners() Flaw Lets Remote Users Bypass Same-Origin Policies
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1021188
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1021188
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-5022   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Nov 13 2008
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 2.0.0.18, 3.x prior to 3.0.4
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Mozilla Firefox. A remote user can execute arbitrary scripting code in the context of arbitrary domains.

A remote user can create HTML to bypass same-origin policy checks in nsXMLHttpRequest::NotifyEventListeners() to execute arbitrary scripting code in the context of arbitrary domains.

Thunderbird and SeaMonkey are affected.

moz_bug_r_a4 reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary scripting code in the context of arbitrary domains.
Solution:   The vendor has issued fixed versions (2.0.0.18, 3.0.4).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-56.html

Vendor URL:  www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-56.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.
Nov 13 2008 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Mozilla Firefox nsXMLHttpRequest::NotifyEventListeners() Flaw Lets Remote Users Bypass Same-Origin Policies
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.
Nov 13 2008 (Mozilla Issues Fix for SeaMonkey) Mozilla Firefox nsXMLHttpRequest::NotifyEventListeners() Flaw Lets Remote Users Bypass Same-Origin Policies
Mozilla has issued a fix for Mozilla SeaMonkey.
Nov 13 2008 (Red Hat Issues Fix for SeaMonkey) Mozilla Firefox nsXMLHttpRequest::NotifyEventListeners() Flaw Lets Remote Users Bypass Same-Origin Policies
Red Hat has released a fix for SeaMonkey for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, and 4.
Nov 20 2008 (Mozilla Issues Fix for Thunderbird) Mozilla Firefox nsXMLHttpRequest::NotifyEventListeners() Flaw Lets Remote Users Bypass Same-Origin Policies
Mozilla has issued a fix for Thunderbird.
Nov 20 2008 (Red Hat Issues Fix for Thunderbird) Mozilla Firefox nsXMLHttpRequest::NotifyEventListeners() Flaw Lets Remote Users Bypass Same-Origin Policies
Red Hat has released a fix for Thunderbird for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.



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