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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-3988

Original release date: 02/22/2010
Last revised: 08/21/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Mozilla Firefox 3.0.x before 3.0.18 and 3.5.x before 3.5.8, and SeaMonkey before 2.0.3, does not properly restrict read access to object properties in showModalDialog, which allows remote attackers to bypass the Same Origin Policy and conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via crafted dialogArguments values.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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External Source: XF
Name: mozilla-showmodaldialog-xss(56362)
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8355
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2010:042
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1999
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-895-1
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9384
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2010-1727
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-896-1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2010/mfsa2010-04.html
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2010:015
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=504862
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2010-1936
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 38847
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 37242
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2010-1932
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-0405
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2010:0112

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8355
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9384
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)