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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Mozilla Firefox Vendors:   Mozilla.org
Mozilla Firefox RDFXMLDataSource Bug Lets Remote Users Obtain Information from Arbitrary Domains
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1021797
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1021797
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-0776   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Mar 5 2009
Impact:   Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 3.0.7
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Mozilla Firefox. A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information.

A remote user can create specially crafted HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will invoke nsIRDFService and issue a cross-domain redirect to obtain arbitrary XML data from another domain on the target user's browser.

Mozilla SeaMonkey is also affected.

Georgi Guninski reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information from arbitrary domains.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (3.0.7).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-09.html

Vendor URL:  www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-09.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.
Mar 5 2009 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Mozilla Firefox RDFXMLDataSource Bug Lets Remote Users Obtain Information from Arbitrary Domains
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.
Mar 5 2009 (Red Hat Issues Fix for Mozilla SeaMonkey) Mozilla Firefox RDFXMLDataSource Bug Lets Remote Users Obtain Information from Arbitrary Domains
Red Hat has released a fix for Mozilla SeaMonkey for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, and 4.
Mar 20 2009 (Mozilla Issues Fix for Thunderbird) Mozilla Firefox RDFXMLDataSource Bug Lets Remote Users Obtain Information from Arbitrary Domains
Mozilla has issued a fix for Thunderbird.
Mar 24 2009 (Red Hat Issues Fix for Thunderbird) Mozilla Firefox RDFXMLDataSource Bug Lets Remote Users Obtain Information from Arbitrary Domains
Red Hat has released a fix for Thunderbird for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.



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