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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-2870

Original release date: 05/31/2007
Last revised: 11/05/2012


Mozilla Firefox 1.5.x before and 2.x before, and SeaMonkey 1.0.9 and 1.1.2, allows remote attackers to bypass the same-origin policy and conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) and other attacks by using the addEventListener method to add an event listener for a site, which is executed in the context of that site.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA07-151A
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT061181
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-1994
External Source: XF
Name: mozilla-addeventlistener-xss(34614)
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0400
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018160
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:120
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9547
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-468-1
External Source: SLACKWARE
Name: SSA:2007-152-02
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1424
External Source: BID
Name: 24242
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2007/mfsa2007-16.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200706-06
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:126
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070531 FLEA-2007-0023-1: firefox
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2007:036
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1300
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1306
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018161
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0402
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1308

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9547
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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