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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-4569

Original release date: 09/15/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The popup blocker in Mozilla Firefox before 1.5.0.7 opens the "blocked popups" display in the context of the Location bar instead of the subframe from which the popup originated, which might make it easier for remote user-assisted attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.6 (LOW) (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-1198
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT061181
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22195
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24711
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBUX02153
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10650
External Source: XF
Name: firefox-popup-blocker-xss(28957)
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22210
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016849
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22025
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-640
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-224.htm
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-354-1
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-351-1
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0083
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-62.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0675
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060915 rPSA-2006-0169-1 firefox thunderbird
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22422
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21949
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-3748
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:168
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200609-19
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2006:054
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22066
External Source: BID
Name: 20042
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21950
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22001
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22056

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10650
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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