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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Mozilla Firefox Vendors:   Mozilla.org
Mozilla Firefox XUL Script Policy Can By Bypassed By Remote Users
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1022379
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1022379
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-1840   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 12 2009
Impact:   Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 3.0.11
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Mozilla Firefox. A remote user can bypass certain content restrictions.

The browser does not check content-loading policies before loading external script files into XUL documents. A remote user may be able to bypass policy restrictions.

Mozilla SeaMonkey is affected.

Wladimir Palant reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can bypass certain content restrictions.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (3.0.11).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-31.html

Vendor URL:  www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-31.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.
Jun 12 2009 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Mozilla Firefox XUL Script Policy Can By Bypassed By Remote Users
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.



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