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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-2871

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 spoof or hide the browser chrome, such as the location bar, by placing XUL popups outside of the browser's content pane. NOTE: this issue can be leveraged for phishing and other attacks.


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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External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070531 FLEA-2007-0023-1: firefox
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:126
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2007/mfsa2007-17.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: SLACKWARE
Name: SSA:2007-152-02
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA07-151A
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018156
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11433
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT061181
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2007:036
External Source: BID
Name: 24242
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1308
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0401
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0402
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0400
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1424
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-1994
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018155
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1300
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:120
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 35137
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1306
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200706-06
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-468-1
External Source: XF
Name: mozilla-xulpopups-spoofing(34606)

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11433
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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